Pearl River High School

Pearl River High School serves 697 students in grades 8 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Pearl River High School operates within the St. Tammany Parish School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 697 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 697 students
Pearl River High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Pearl River High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Pearl River High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Pearl River High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less 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 14:1 16:1
Pearl River High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Pearl River High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
8%
44%
Pearl River High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
91%
46%
Pearl River High School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Pearl River 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.
0.17 0.35
Pearl River 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.
55%
60%
Pearl River 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.
6%
7%
Pearl River High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,684 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,193 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,118 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 35% over four years.
School District Name St. Tammany Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
5
Number of Students Managed 37,684 2,019
St. Tammany Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 79% 67%
St. Tammany Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $439 MM $30 MM
St. Tammany Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $509 MM $31 MM
St. Tammany Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,193 $13,503
St. Tammany Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,118 $14,322
St. Tammany 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 Slidell High School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Creekside Junior High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Little Pearl Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pearl RiverLittle Pearl Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-KG | 119 students63829 Hwy 11
    Pearl RiverLA 70452
    (985)863-5906
    0.6PK-KG119
  • Pearl RiverRiverside Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 451 students38480 Sullivan Dr
    Pearl RiverLA 70452
    (985)863-3141
    0.61-5451
  • Pearl RiverCreekside Junior High School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 565 students65434 Hwy 41
    Pearl RiverLA 70452
    (985)863-5882
    0.86-8565
  • SlidellAlton Elementary School
    2.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 216 students38276 North 5th Ave
    SlidellLA 70460
    (985)863-5353
    2.5PK-5216
  • SlidellWhispering Forest Elementary School
    3.6 miles | Grades: PK-3 | 521 students38374 Spiehler Rd
    SlidellLA 70458
    (985)641-3400
    3.6PK-3521

School Reviews

I love PRHS! This school had teachers who provide high quality education for students. I have been here for three years and I am a Junior. I graduate year 2013 and so far this school has been the best one yet!
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