Research Data Trends & Historical Information


Education (K-12)

Average Teacher Salary Comparison

  • Reaching the "SREB Average Teacher Salary" was a major goal for Governors Foster, Blanco, and Jindal. According to the Southern Regional Education Board, the Louisiana Average Teacher Salary in FY 11-12 was $50,179 which exceeded the SREB $48,475 average.

Pupil Count and Minimum Foundation Program Funding

  • The Minimum Foundation Program is Louisiana's major source of state funding for K-12 public education. The State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education annually develops and adopts the MFP and submits it to the Legislature for approval.


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