Sam Houston High School

Sam Houston High School serves 1,195 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Sam Houston High School operates within the Calcasieu Parish School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 1195 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,195 students
Sam Houston High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sam Houston High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Sam Houston High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sam Houston High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 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 17:1 16:1
Sam Houston High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Sam Houston High School Black Students (1992-2014)
Black
11%
44%
Sam Houston High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
87%
46%
Sam Houston High School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Sam Houston 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.
0.23 0.35
Sam Houston 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.
22%
60%
Sam Houston 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.
5%
7%
Sam Houston High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,258 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,438 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 $10,993 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Calcasieu Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
5
Number of Students Managed 32,258 2,019
Calcasieu Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 67%
Calcasieu Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $344 MM $30 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $362 MM $31 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,438 $13,503
Calcasieu Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,993 $14,322
Calcasieu 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 Washington/marion Magnet High School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Moss Bluff Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Moss Bluff Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake CharlesMoss Bluff Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 952 students215 School St
    Lake CharlesLA 70611
    (337)217-4640
    0.6PK-5952
  • Lake CharlesMoss Bluff Middle School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 989 students1104 Recreation Blvd
    Lake CharlesLA 70611
    (337)217-4570
    0.66-8989
  • Lake CharlesCombre/fondel Elementary School
    2.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 336 students2115 Fitzenrieter Rd
    Lake CharlesLA 70601
    (337)217-4890
    2.9PK-5336
  • Lake CharlesRay D. Molo Middle Magnet School
    3.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 300 students2300 Medora
    Lake CharlesLA 70601
    (318)217-4710
    3.56-8300
  • Lake CharlesWashington/marion Magnet High School
    4.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 694 students2802 Pineview St
    Lake CharlesLA 70601
    (337)217-4540
    4.19-12694

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