Calcasieu Parish Public Schools

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Calcasieu Parish School Board
3310 Broad Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana

Calcasieu Parish
United States
District information
Type Public School District
Motto Building Foundations for the Future
Grades Pre-K-12
Superintendent Karl Bruchhaus
Accreditation Advanced Ed and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Budget $355+ million (2013)
Students and staff
Students 32,271
Teachers 2,602
Staff 4,885
Other information

The Calcasieu Parish School Board (CPSB) is a school district based in Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States. The CPSB operates all public schools in Calcasieu Parish, including the city of Lake Charles.


  • Total students (at October 1, 2014): 32,271
  • Race/ethnicity[1]
    • White: 61.1%
    • African American: 34.7%
    • Native American: 0.4%
    • Hispanic: 2.4%
    • Asian: 1.3%
    • Pacific Islander: 0.1%

School uniform[edit]

All CPSB students must wear school uniforms.[2]


Adult schools[edit]

K-12 schools[edit]

High schools[edit]



  • Calcasieu Career Center (Lake Charles)
  • College Street Vocational Center/Westlake T&I (Lake Charles)

6 - 12 schools[edit]

6 - 8 Middle schools[edit]

  • S. P. Arnett Middle School (Westlake)
  • DeQuincy Middle School (DeQuincy)
  • LeBlanc Middle School (Sulphur)
    • Housed inside is the Jake Drost Special School which serves special needs children in areas of the parish west of the Calcasieu River.[4]
  • W. W. Lewis Middle School (Sulphur)
  • Maplewood Middle School (Sulphur)
  • Ray D. Molo Middle School (Lake Charles)
  • Moss Bluff Middle School (Unincorporated area)
  • Oak Park Middle School (Lake Charles)
  • Vinton Middle School (Vinton)
  • S. J. Welsh Middle School (Lake Charles)
  • Forrest K. White Middle School (Lake Charles)

Elementary schools[edit]


  • Barbe Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • Brentwood Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • J. D. Clifton Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • College Oaks Elementary School (Lake Charles)popo
  • Combre-Fondel Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • Cypress Cove Elementary School (Sulphur)[5]
  • T. S. Cooley Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • DeQuincy Elementary School (DeQuincy)
  • DeQuincy Primary School (DeQuincy)[6]
  • Dolby Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • Fairview Elementary School (Unincorporated area)
  • Frasch Elementary School (Sulphur)
  • Gillis Elementary School (Unincorporated area)
  • W. T. Henning Elementary School (Sulphur)
  • Henry Heights Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • J. J. Johnson, II Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • M. J. Kaufman Elementary School (Unincorporated area)
  • John F. Kennedy Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • E. K. Key Elementary School (Sulphur)
  • LeBleu Settlement Elementary School (Unincorporated area)
  • Maplewood Elementary School (Sulphur)
  • Moss Bluff Elementary School (Unincorporated area)
  • A. A. Nelson Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • Oak Park Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • Prien Lake Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • St. John Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • Vincent Settlement Elementary School (Unincorporated area)
  • R. W. Vincent Elementary School (Sulphur)
  • Vinton Elementary School (Vinton)
  • T. H. Watkins Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • J.I. Watson Elementary School (Iowa)[7]
  • Pearl Watson Elementary School (Lake Charles)
  • Western Heights Elementary School (Westlake)
  • Westwood Elementary School (Westlake)
  • Ralph Wilson Elementary School (Lake Charles)

Other schools[edit]

  • Lake Charles-Boston Academy of Learning (Lake Charles)


  1. ^ "Multiple Statistics For Total Reported Public School Students - October 2007" (PDF). Louisiana Department of Education. 1 October 2007. Retrieved 15 October 2008. 
  2. ^ Calcasieu Parish Public Schools, "Dress Code Effective 2001". Retrieved March 9, 2009.
  3. ^
  4. ^ LeBlanc Middle School, "Jake Drost Special School". Retrieved March 9, 2009.
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