Alfred M. Barbe High School

Alfred M. Barbe High School serves 1,892 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Alfred M. Barbe High School operates within the Calcasieu Parish School District.
Calcasieu Parish School District's 71% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 1892 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 106 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,892 students
Alfred M. Barbe High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Alfred M. Barbe High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 106 teachers
Alfred M. Barbe High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Alfred M. Barbe High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Alfred M. Barbe High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
5%
2%
Alfred M. Barbe High School Asian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Alfred M. Barbe High School Black Students (1991-2013)
Black
36%
44%
Alfred M. Barbe High School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
57%
46%
Alfred M. Barbe High School White Students (1993-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.55 0.35
Alfred M. Barbe High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
27%
60%
Alfred M. Barbe High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
7%
Alfred M. Barbe High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Calcasieu Parish School District's student population of 32,481 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has increased from 66% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,438 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,993 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Calcasieu Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
5
Number of Students Managed 32,481 2,019
Calcasieu Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 67%
Calcasieu Parish School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $344 MM $30 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $362 MM $31 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,438 $13,503
Calcasieu Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,993 $14,322
Calcasieu Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Lagrange High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is S. J. Welsh Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prien Lake Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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    0.9 miles
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    Lake CharlesLA 70605
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    1.2 miles
    1001 Country Club Rd
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4790
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    1.5 miles
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    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4870
    1.5PK-5917
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    Grades: PK-5 | 445 students
    2 miles
    817 Jefferson Dr
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4730
    2PK-5445

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