East Ascension High School

612 East Worthy St,

Gonzales, LA, 70737

Tel: (225)391-6100
Grades: 8-12

1,651 students

East Ascension High School serves 1,651 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
East Ascension High School operates within the Ascension Parish School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 68%%.

Overview

The student population of 1651 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,651 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
8%
4%
Black
36%
48%
White
53%
45%
Unknown
3%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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. 0.59
0.57
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 42%
61%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,368 students has grown by 0% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Ascension Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
6
Number of Students Managed 20,368
1,938
Graduation Rate 79
68%
District Total Revenue $218 MM
n/a
District Spending $233 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $11,422
$0
District Spending / Student $12,217
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Amant High School (2.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Gonzales Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pecan Grove Primary School (0.1 miles away)
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