Alfred M. Barbe High School

Alfred M. Barbe High School serves 1,893 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Alfred M. Barbe High School operates within the Calcasieu Parish School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 1893 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,893 students
Alfred M. Barbe High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Alfred M. Barbe High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Alfred M. Barbe High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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
Alfred M. Barbe High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
1%
Alfred M. Barbe High School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Alfred M. Barbe High School Black Students (1991-2013)
Black
36%
48%
Alfred M. Barbe High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
58%
44%
Alfred M. Barbe High School White Students (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Alfred M. Barbe 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.
0.54 0.34
Alfred M. Barbe 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.
26%
61%
Alfred M. Barbe 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.
4%
7%
Alfred M. Barbe High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,203 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,708 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,099 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Calcasieu Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
5
Number of Students Managed 33,203 2,117
Calcasieu Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 70% 68%
Calcasieu Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $350 MM $33 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $363 MM $33 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,708 $14,187
Calcasieu Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,099 $14,076
Calcasieu 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 Lagrange High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is S. J. Welsh Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prien Lake Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake CharlesS. J. Welsh Middle School
    1500 West Mcneese
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4410
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1244 students                      
  • Lake CharlesPrien Lake Elementary School
    3741 Nelson Rd
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4910
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 612 students                      
  • Lake CharlesA. A. Nelson Elementary School
    1001 Country Club Rd
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4790
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 670 students                      
  • Lake CharlesSt. John Elementary School
    5566 Elliott Rd
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4870
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 854 students                      
  • Lake CharlesDolby Elementary School
    817 Jefferson Dr
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4730
    2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 462 students                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Co-teaching Offers New Opportunities for Students with Special Needs.
Co-teaching Offers New Opportunities for Students with Special Needs.
Although there are some drawbacks, co-teaching is an effective way to help special education students succeed in mainstream classrooms.
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!