LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The Lafayette Parish Association of Educators has released the results of a study that show more than 1,800 Lafayette Parish School System employees have left the district since 2009.

The association says that represents about 41 percent of the district's total workforce.

The study also showed that of the employees who have left the district in the past five years, 918 are teachers.

Other results from the study:

  • Resignations have outpaced retirements by a margin of almost two-to-one.
  • Since 2012, a total of 527 teachers have left the system, compared with 267 in 2010 and 2011.
  • A total of 1,092 district employees have left the system, compared with 612 in 2010 and 2011.