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
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Students 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
American Indian
1% 1%
Asian
3%
1%
Hispanic
2%
4%
Black
36%
48%
White
58%
44%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

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 96% over five years.
School District Name Calcasieu Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
5
Number of Students Managed 33,203 2,117
Graduation Rate 70% 68%
District Total Revenue $350 MM $33 MM
District Spending $363 MM $33 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,708 $14,187
District Spending / Student $11,099 $14,076
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)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lake CharlesS. J. Welsh Middle School
    1500 West Mcneese
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4410
    0.6 mi | 1244 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Lake CharlesPrien Lake Elementary School
    3741 Nelson Rd
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4910
    0.9 mi | 612 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Lake CharlesA. A. Nelson Elementary School
    1001 Country Club Rd
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4790
    1.2 mi | 670 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Lake CharlesSt. John Elementary School
    5566 Elliott Rd
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4870
    1.5 mi | 854 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Lake CharlesDolby Elementary School
    817 Jefferson Dr
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4730
    2 mi | 462 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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