Parkway High School

Parkway High School serves 1,148 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Parkway 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 1148 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,148 students
Parkway High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Parkway High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Parkway High School Student 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 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Parkway High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
1%
Parkway High School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
5%
4%
Parkway High School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
21%
48%
Parkway High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
67%
44%
Parkway High School White Students (1990-2013)
Two or more races
5%
1%
Parkway High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Parkway 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.
0.51 0.34
Parkway High School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
23%
61%
Parkway High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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%
Parkway High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,692 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,679 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 37% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,264 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 53% over four years.
School District Name Bossier Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
5
Number of Students Managed 21,692 2,117
Bossier Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 71% 68%
Bossier Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $211 MM $33 MM
Bossier Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $222 MM $33 MM
Bossier Parish School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,679 $14,187
Bossier Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,264 $14,076
Bossier Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Captain Shreve High School (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Curtis Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sun City Elementary School (3.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bossier CityCurtis Elementary School
    5600 Barksdale Blvd
    Bossier CityLA 71112
    (318)549-6450
    0.9 mi | Gr. 4-5 | 463 students                      
  • Bossier CityElm Grove Middle School
    4301 Panther Dr
    Bossier CityLA 71112
    (318)759-2400
    3.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 915 students                      
  • Bossier CitySun City Elementary School
    4230 Van Deeman St
    Bossier CityLA 71112
    (318)549-7000
    3.2 mi | Gr. KG-3 | 589 students                      
  • ShreveportUniversity Elementary School
    9900 Smitherman Dr
    ShreveportLA 71115
    (318)797-2240
    3.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 985 students                      
  • ShreveportRiverside Elementary School
    625 Dixie Garden Dr
    ShreveportLA 71105
    (318)865-3576
    3.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 450 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended July 26, 2011 - Parkway has had too many suicides. They have a major problem with bullying and drugs. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended November 17, 2009 - Parkway High School is a excellent environment for diversity within the student body, athletics, and other activities like band and I feel that academics equal or exceed the surrounding schools. Drugs and alcohol have not been an issue for any of my children that have attended (the resistance to this starts in the home). GO Panthers! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended September 08, 2009 - Parkway had 3 suicides last year. The environment completely suffocates a kid. Drugs and alcohol are a major problem. Made a big mistake sending my kid there. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended December 03, 2006 - I recommend this school because out of all the schools I've attend, and I have attend a lot of schools, this school was the best school I have ever went to. All the parents of the students are highly involved with their childs academics. We score very high in state test. We're actually the second highest, right behind Magnet high school. All the extracurricular activities are very fun. There is an availability of music, art, and sports. We are always going tho the play-offs and championships. Parkway high school is the greatest school to attend. I am proud to be a Parkway Panther. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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