Alfred M. Barbe High School

Tel: (337)217-4460
Grades: 8-12

1,851 students

Alfred M. Barbe High School serves 1,851 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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 55%.
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 1851 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 106 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,851 students
Alfred M. Barbe High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 106 teachers
Alfred M. Barbe High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Alfred M. Barbe 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 0.54 is less 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 17:1 14:1
Alfred M. Barbe High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
Alfred M. Barbe High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Alfred M. Barbe High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
35%
48%
Alfred M. Barbe High School Black (1990-2012)
White
58%
45%
Alfred M. Barbe High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Alfred M. Barbe High School Sch Ethnicity Alfred M. Barbe 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.
0.54 0.57
Alfred M. Barbe 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.
27%
61%
Alfred M. Barbe 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.
4%
7%
Alfred M. Barbe High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,531 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 66% over five years.
School District Name Calcasieu Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
6
Number of Students Managed 33,531 1,938
Calcasieu Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 70% 68%
Calcasieu Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $350 MM $33 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $363 MM $33 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,708 $14,187
Calcasieu Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,099 $14,076
Calcasieu 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 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 Charles S. J. Welsh Middle School
    1500 West Mcneese
    Lake Charles , LA , 70605
    (337)217-4410
    0.6  mi  |  1298  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lake Charles Prien Lake Elementary School
    3741 Nelson Rd
    Lake Charles , LA , 70605
    (337)217-4910
    0.9  mi  |  538  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lake Charles A. A. Nelson Elementary School
    1001 Country Club Rd
    Lake Charles , LA , 70605
    (337)217-4790
    1.2  mi  |  670  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lake Charles St. John Elementary School
    5566 Elliott Rd
    Lake Charles , LA , 70605
    (337)217-4870
    1.5  mi  |  896  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lake Charles Dolby Elementary School
    817 Jefferson Dr
    Lake Charles , LA , 70605
    (337)217-4730
    2  mi  |  490  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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