East Ascension High School

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
East Ascension High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
East Ascension High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade East Ascension High School 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 less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
East Ascension High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
East Ascension High School Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
8%
4%
East Ascension High School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
36%
48%
East Ascension High School Black (1990-2012)
White
53%
45%
East Ascension High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups East Ascension High School Sch Ethnicity East Ascension High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.59 0.72
East Ascension High School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
42%
61%
East Ascension High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
7%
7%
East Ascension High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,603 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Ascension Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
6
Number of Students Managed 20,603 1,863
Ascension Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 79% 68%
Ascension Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $218 MM n/a
Ascension Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $233 MM n/a
Ascension Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,422 $0
Ascension Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,217 $0
Ascension Parish School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Gonzales Pecan Grove Primary School
    1712 South Pecan Grove Ave
    Gonzales , LA , 70737
    (225)391-7450
    0.1  mi  |  488  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gonzales Gonzales Primary School
    521 North Burnside Ave
    Gonzales , LA , 70737
    (225)391-6700
    0.8  mi  |  447  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gonzales Gonzales Middle School
    1502 West Orice Roth St
    Gonzales , LA , 70737
    (225)391-6450
    1.4  mi  |  632  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Gonzales G. W. Carver Primary School
    518 West Oak St
    Gonzales , LA , 70737
    (225)391-6800
    1.4  mi  |  515  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • St. Amant St. Amant High School
    12035 Hwy 431
    St. Amant , LA , 70774
    (225)391-6000
    2.9  mi  |  1745  students  |  Gr.  8-12

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Did You Know?
Ascension Parish, LA public schools have a 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. of 0.51, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.72. The most diverse school district in Ascension Parish is Ascension Parish School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.