Port Allen High School

Port Allen High School serves 459 students in grades 8 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Port Allen High School operates within the West Baton Rouge Parish School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 459 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 459 students
Port Allen High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Port Allen High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Port Allen High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Port Allen High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 10:1 16:1
Port Allen High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Port Allen High School Black Students (2012-2014)
Black
70%
44%
Port Allen High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
29%
46%
Port Allen High School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Port Allen 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.
0.43 0.35
Port Allen 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.
71%
60%
Port Allen 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%
Port Allen High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,921 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 88% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,852 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,518 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 48% over four years.
School District Name West Baton Rouge Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
5
Number of Students Managed 3,921 2,019
West Baton Rouge Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 67%
West Baton Rouge Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $45 MM $30 MM
West Baton Rouge Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $44 MM $31 MM
West Baton Rouge Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,852 $13,503
West Baton Rouge Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,518 $14,322
West Baton Rouge 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 Mentorship Academy Of Digital Arts (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Port Allen Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cohn Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Port AllenCohn Elementary School
    2.2 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 240 students806 North 14th St
    Port AllenLA 70767
    (225)343-7164
    2.23-5240
  • Port AllenPort Allen Elementary School
    2.8 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 408 students609 Rosedale St
    Port AllenLA 70767
    (225)343-7586
    2.8PK-2408
  • Port AllenPort Allen Middle School
    2.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 204 students610 Rosedale St
    Port AllenLA 70767
    (225)383-5777
    2.86-8204
  • Baton RougeMentorship Academy Of Digital Arts
    Charter School
    4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 265 students339 Florida St
    Baton RougeLA 70801
    (225)505-5013
    49-12265
  • Baton RougeMentorship Academy Of Science & Technology
    Charter School
    4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 239 students339 Florida St
    Baton RougeLA 70801
    (225)505-5013
    49-12239

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