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About Our Schools

Mission  Caddo Parish Public Schools is dedicated to preparing students for the future, developing the whole child academically and socially in collaboration with families and the community.

Vision  All students in Caddo Parish Public Schools will become lifelong learners equipped with the skills, knowledge, and attitudes to succeed as productive and responsible citizens in a local, national, and global society.

Equity Statement – Caddo Parish Public Schools will provide each child with equitable opportunities to reach his/her full potential. The district is committed to meeting the needs of each child regardless of disability, socioeconomics, English language learner status, level of parental involvement, race, creed, religion, national origin, gender or age.

Caddo Parish Public Schools encompasses the flavor and diversity of the community we serve. Our district is comprised of 58 schools representing students from rural, suburban and urban areas of Caddo Parish. Caddo is home to 12 National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence as designated by the U.S. Department of Education while boasting several of the state’s top performing schools.

Understanding the integral role education plays in the success of a community, Caddo Parish Public Schools embraces the challenge of serving as a central architect in propelling the city, parish and state in a progressive direction. It is essential that all Caddo’s schools provide each student the foundation needed to be successful and globally competitive in either college or career. We are Caddo is more than a slogan. It is a battle cry and a charge upon this school system to expect nothing less than the best. We are strong. We are committed. We are Caddo!

About Caddo Parish

Caddo Parish is a parish located in the northwest corner of the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 254,969, making it the fourth-most populous parish in Louisiana.

The parish is home to 11 municipalities which include:

  • Belcher
  • Hosston
  • Rodessa
  • Blanchard
  • Ida
  • Shreveport
  • Gilliam
  • Mooringsport
  • Vivian
  • Greenwood
  • Oil City

The largest metropolitan area within the Parish is the City of Shreveport, which serves as the Parish seat.

Today, the focus of the leaders of Caddo Parish is the establishment of a strong economy based on the attraction of expanding commercial and industrial entities. Our leaders also place strong emphasis on featuring Shreveport as a great tourist destination.

Core Values of Caddo Schools

Excellence – Pursue highest standards in student achievement and organizational performance

Integrity – Build positive relationships through honesty, respect, and compassion

Equity – Foster an environment that serves all students and promotes diversity of staff

Service – Practice servant leadership beginning with Central Office and permeating throughout district/schools to students

Innovation – Design bold and creative strategies to teach and inspire students to reach potential and become life-long learners