East Ascension High School

East Ascension High School serves 1,835 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 54%.
East Ascension High School operates within the Ascension Parish School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 1835 students has grown by 39% over five years.
The teacher population of 122 teachers has grown by 46% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,835 students
East Ascension High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % East Ascension High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 122 teachers
East Ascension High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade East Ascension High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 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
East Ascension High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.59 0.35
East Ascension 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.
44%
60%
East Ascension 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.
7%
7%
East Ascension High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,268 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,089 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,167 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 38% over four years.
School District Name Ascension Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
5
Number of Students Managed 21,268 2,019
Ascension Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 67%
Ascension Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $216 MM $30 MM
Ascension Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $217 MM $31 MM
Ascension Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,089 $13,503
Ascension Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,167 $14,322
Ascension 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 St. Amant High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gonzales Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pecan Grove Primary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GonzalesPecan Grove Primary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 528 students1712 South Pecan Grove Ave
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-7450
    0.1PK-5528
  • GonzalesGonzales Primary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 486 students521 North Burnside Ave
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-6700
    0.8PK-5486
  • GonzalesG. W. Carver Primary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 559 students518 West Oak St
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-6800
    1.4PK-5559
  • GonzalesGonzales Middle School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 590 students1502 West Orice Roth St
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-6450
    1.46-8590
  • Saint AmantSt. Amant High School
    2.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1892 students12035 Hwy 431
    Saint AmantLA 70774
    (225)391-6000
    2.99-121892

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