Sam Houston High School

Sam Houston High School serves 1,187 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Sam Houston 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 1187 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,187 students
Sam Houston High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Sam Houston High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sam Houston High School 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 0.24 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 18:1 14:1
Sam Houston High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Sam Houston High School Asian (2004-2009)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Sam Houston High School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
9%
48%
Sam Houston High School Black (1990-2012)
White
87%
45%
Sam Houston High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sam Houston High School Sch Ethnicity Sam Houston 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.
0.24 0.57
Sam Houston 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.
21%
61%
Sam Houston 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.
5%
7%
Sam Houston 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 70% has decreased from 96% 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 (1988-2011)
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 Washington/marion Magnet High School (4.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Moss Bluff Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Moss Bluff Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lake Charles Moss Bluff Middle School
    1104 Recreation Blvd
    Lake Charles , LA , 70611
    (337)217-4570
    0.6  mi  |  898  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lake Charles Moss Bluff Elementary School
    215 School St
    Lake Charles , LA , 70611
    (337)217-4640
    0.6  mi  |  929  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lake Charles Combre/fondel Elementary School
    2115 Fitzenrieter Rd
    Lake Charles , LA , 70601
    (337)217-4890
    2.9  mi  |  351  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lake Charles Ray D. Molo Middle Magnet School
    Magnet School
    2300 Medora
    Lake Charles , LA , 70601
    (318)217-4710
    Magnet School
    3.5  mi  |  392  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lake Charles Washington/marion Magnet High School
    Magnet School
    2802 Pineview St
    Lake Charles , LA , 70601
    (337)217-4540
    Magnet School
    4.1  mi  |  663  students  |  Gr.  8-12

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