Sam Houston High School

Sam Houston High School serves 1,190 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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 56%.
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 1190 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,190 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less 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 19:1 14:1
Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
12%
48%
White
87%
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.
0.23 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.
20%
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 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 CharlesMoss Bluff Middle School
    1104 Recreation Blvd
    Lake CharlesLA 70611
    (337)217-4570
    0.6 mi | 959 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Lake CharlesMoss Bluff Elementary School
    215 School St
    Lake CharlesLA 70611
    (337)217-4640
    0.6 mi | 979 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Lake CharlesCombre/fondel Elementary School
    2115 Fitzenrieter Rd
    Lake CharlesLA 70601
    (337)217-4890
    2.9 mi | 317 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Lake CharlesRay D. Molo Middle Magnet School
    2300 Medora
    Lake CharlesLA 70601
    (318)217-4710
    3.5 mi | 299 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Lake CharlesWashington/marion Magnet High School
    2802 Pineview St
    Lake CharlesLA 70601
    (337)217-4540
    4.1 mi | 653 students | Gr. 8-12                      

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