Airline High School

Tel: (318)549-5080
Grades: 8-12

1,584 students

Airline High School serves 1,584 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Airline High School operates within the Bossier Parish School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 1584 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,584 students
Airline High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Airline High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Airline High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 18:1 14:1
Airline High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
Airline High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
6%
4%
Airline High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
30%
48%
Airline High School Black (1990-2012)
White
57%
45%
Airline High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Airline High School Sch Ethnicity Airline 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.
0.58 0.57
Airline 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.
30%
61%
Airline 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.
3%
7%
Airline High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,231 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 73% over five years.
School District Name Bossier Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
6
Number of Students Managed 21,231 1,938
Bossier Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 71% 68%
Bossier Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $211 MM $33 MM
Bossier Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $222 MM $33 MM
Bossier Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,679 $14,187
Bossier Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,264 $14,076
Bossier 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 Amikids Red River (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Amikids Red River (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Amikids Red River (0.8 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bossier City Amikids Red River
    Alternative School
    2890 Douglas Dr
    Bossier City , LA , 71111
    (318)747-2224
    Alternative School
    0.8  mi  |  48  students  |  Gr.  4-12
  • Bossier City Apollo Elementary School
    2400 Viking Dr
    Bossier City , LA , 71111
    (318)549-6010
    0.9  mi  |  741  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bossier City Greenacres Middle School
    2220 Airline Dr
    Bossier City , LA , 71111
    (318)549-6210
    1  mi  |  779  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Bossier City Plantation Park Elementary School
    2410 Plantation Dr
    Bossier City , LA , 71111
    (318)549-5700
    1  mi  |  620  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bossier City Meadowview Elementary School
    4312 Shed Rd
    Bossier City , LA , 71111
    (318)549-5640
    1.9  mi  |  472  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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