Parkway High School

Parkway High School serves 1,184 students in grades 8 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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%.
Parkway High School operates within the Bossier Parish School District.
Bossier Parish School District's 71% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 1184 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,184 students
Parkway High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Parkway High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Parkway High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Parkway High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Parkway High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Parkway High School American Indian Students (2011-2014)
Asian
2%
2%
Parkway High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
6%
5%
Parkway High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
21%
44%
Parkway High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
67%
46%
Parkway High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Parkway High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.51 0.60
Parkway 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.
23%
60%
Parkway 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%
Parkway High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Bossier Parish School District's student population of 21,844 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 73% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,820 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Bossier Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
5
Number of Students Managed 21,844 1,927
Bossier Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 67%
Bossier Parish School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $218 MM n/a
Bossier Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $207 MM n/a
Bossier Parish School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,820 n/a
Bossier Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,272 n/a
Bossier 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 Captain Shreve High School (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Curtis Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sun City Elementary School (3.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bossier CityCurtis Elementary School
    Grades: 4-5 | 449 students
    0.9 miles
    5600 Barksdale Blvd
    Bossier CityLA 71112
    (318)549-6450
    0.94-5449
  • Bossier CityElm Grove Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 973 students
    3.1 miles
    4301 Panther Dr
    Bossier CityLA 71112
    (318)759-2400
    3.16-8973
  • Bossier CitySun City Elementary School
    Grades: KG-3 | 584 students
    3.2 miles
    4230 Van Deeman St
    Bossier CityLA 71112
    (318)549-7000
    3.2KG-3584
  • ShreveportRiverside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 438 students
    3.7 miles
    625 Dixie Garden Dr
    ShreveportLA 71105
    (318)865-3576
    3.7PK-5438
  • ShreveportUniversity Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 941 students
    3.7 miles
    9900 Smitherman Dr
    ShreveportLA 71115
    (318)797-2240
    3.7PK-5941

School Reviews

Parkway has had too many suicides. They have a major problem with bullying and drugs.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/26/11
Parkway High School is a excellent environment for diversity within the student body, athletics, and other activities like band and I feel that academics equal or exceed the surrounding schools. Drugs and alcohol have not been an issue for any of my children that have attended (the resistance to this starts in the home). GO Panthers!
- Posted by Parent, 11/17/09
Parkway had 3 suicides last year. The environment completely suffocates a kid. Drugs and alcohol are a major problem. Made a big mistake sending my kid there.
- Posted by Parent, 09/08/09
I recommend this school because out of all the schools I've attend, and I have attend a lot of schools, this school was the best school I have ever went to. All the parents of the students are highly involved with their childs academics. We score very high in state test. We're actually the second highest, right behind Magnet high school. All the extracurricular activities are very fun. There is an availability of music, art, and sports. We are always going tho the play-offs and championships. Parkway high school is the greatest school to attend. I am proud to be a Parkway Panther.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 12/03/06

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