Block High School

Block High School serves 275 students in grades 8 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Block High School operates within the Catahoula Parish School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 275 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 275 students
Block High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Block High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Block High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Block High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 15:1 16:1
Block High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Block High School Asian Students (2012-2014)
Black
52%
44%
Block High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
47%
46%
Block High School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Block High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.51 0.35
Block High School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
61%
60%
Block High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
9%
7%
Block High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,465 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 91% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,163 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 36% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,984 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 42% over four years.
School District Name Catahoula Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 1,465 2,019
Catahoula Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 66% 67%
Catahoula Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $30 MM
Catahoula Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $18 MM $31 MM
Catahoula Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,163 $13,503
Catahoula Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,984 $14,322
Catahoula Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Harrisonburg High School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jonesville Junior High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jonesville Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • JonesvilleJonesville Junior High School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 5-7 | 202 students802 East H Johnson St
    JonesvilleLA 71343
    (318)339-9604
    0.45-7202
  • JonesvilleJonesville Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 356 students1219 Cora Dr
    JonesvilleLA 71343
    (318)339-8588
    0.7PK-4356
  • HarrisonburgHarrisonburg High School
    9.8 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 289 students505 Bushley St
    HarrisonburgLA 71340
    (318)744-5679
    9.8KG-12289
  • FerridayConcordia Education Center
    Alternative School
    14.8 miles | Grades: 5-12 | 29 students160 Kindergarten Rd
    FerridayLA 71334
    (318)757-3941
    14.85-1229
  • FerridayDelta Charter School Mst
    Charter School
    15 miles | Grades: KG-9 | 327 students300 Lynwood Dr
    FerridayLA 71334
    (318)757-3202
    15KG-9327

School Reviews

The academic programs were crappy. Very often you find yourself sitting there doing nothing. The only extracurriculars they have are baseball, football, basketball, and band. The facilities are really worn down and crappy, bathrooms still have asbestos in them. The teachers don't really care about you and wont help you make up work if you miss a few days. Sometimes they will even lie and say you didn't miss anything and at the end of the 6 weeks you have an F because of it.There isn't really any parent involvement.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 06/30/10

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