Grand Isle High School

Grand Isle High School serves 130 students in grades KG - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Grand Isle High School operates within the Jefferson Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 130 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 130 students
Grand Isle High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Grand Isle High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Grand Isle High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Grand Isle High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 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 6:1 16:1
Grand Isle High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
16%
1%
Grand Isle High School American Indian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Grand Isle High School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
3%
44%
Grand Isle High School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
76%
46%
Grand Isle High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Grand Isle High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Grand Isle 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.
0.40 0.35
Grand Isle 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.
58%
60%
Grand Isle 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.
12%
7%
Grand Isle High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 46,312 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,875 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has declined by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,024 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
82
5
Number of Students Managed 46,312 2,019
Jefferson Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $531 MM $30 MM
Jefferson Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $582 MM $31 MM
Jefferson Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,875 $13,503
Jefferson Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,024 $14,322
Jefferson 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 South Lafourche High School (24.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Golden Meadow Middle School (19.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Golden Meadow Upper Elementary School (20.5 miles away)
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  • Golden MeadowGolden Meadow Middle School
    19.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 382 students630 South Bayou Dr
    Golden MeadowLA 70357
    (985)475-7314
    19.26-8382
  • Golden MeadowGolden Meadow Upper Elementary School
    20.5 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 210 students124 North Third St
    Golden MeadowLA 70357
    (985)475-7669
    20.53-5210
  • Golden MeadowGolden Meadow Lower Elementary School
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    20.7 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 307 students118 Alcide St
    Golden MeadowLA 70357
    (985)475-7385
    20.7PK-2307
  • GallianoGalliano Elementary School
    23.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 453 students148 West 158th St
    GallianoLA 70354
    (985)632-7211
    23.3PK-5453
  • GallianoSouth Lafourche High School
    24.8 miles | Grades: 8-12 | 1147 students16911 East Main St
    GallianoLA 70354
    (985)632-5721
    24.88-121147

School Reviews

My daughter graduated from Grand Isle High School and went on to college and then further training. I loved the close knit school atmosphere and the educational goals of the school.
- Posted by Parent, 05/01/12

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