Jewel M. Sumner High School

Jewel M. Sumner High School serves 528 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Jewel M. Sumner High School operates within the Tangipahoa Parish School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is equal to the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 528 students has declined by 40% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 528 students
Jewel M. Sumner High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Jewel M. Sumner High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Jewel M. Sumner High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Jewel M. Sumner High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 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 17:1 16:1
Jewel M. Sumner High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Jewel M. Sumner High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
32%
44%
Jewel M. Sumner High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
67%
46%
Jewel M. Sumner High School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Jewel M. Sumner 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.
0.45 0.35
Jewel M. Sumner 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.
68%
60%
Jewel M. Sumner 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%
Jewel M. Sumner High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,962 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,310 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,117 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Tangipahoa Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
5
Number of Students Managed 19,962 2,019
Tangipahoa Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 67%
Tangipahoa Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $180 MM $30 MM
Tangipahoa Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $177 MM $31 MM
Tangipahoa Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,310 $13,503
Tangipahoa Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,117 $14,322
Tangipahoa 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 Kentwood High Magnet School (5.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jewel M. Sumner Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chesbrough Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KentwoodJewel M. Sumner Middle School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 420 students15649 Hwy 440
    KentwoodLA 70444
    (985)310-2152
    0.36-8420
  • Kentwood Chesbrough Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 448 students68495 Hwy 1054
    KentwoodLA 70444
    (985)229-6377
    1.8PK-5448
  • KentwoodSpring Creek Elementary School
    3.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 402 students72961 Hwy 1061
    KentwoodLA 70444
    (985)229-8363
    3.1PK-5402
  • KentwoodO.w. Dillon Memorial Elementary School
    5.2 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 422 students1541 C.b. Temple Rd
    KentwoodLA 70444
    (985)229-8225
    5.2PK-6422
  • KentwoodKentwood High Magnet School
    Magnet School
    5.3 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 337 students603 9th St
    KentwoodLA 70444
    (985)229-2881
    5.37-12337

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