Sulphur High School

100 Sycamore St,

Sulphur, LA, 70663-

Tel: (337)217-4430
Grades: 8-12

1,925 students

Sulphur High School serves 1,925 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Sulphur 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 1925 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,925 students
Sulphur High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 117 teachers
Sulphur High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sulphur High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 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 16:1 14:1
Sulphur High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
4%
Sulphur High School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
8%
48%
Sulphur High School Black (1990-2012)
White
86%
45%
Sulphur High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sulphur High School Sch Ethnicity Sulphur 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.
0.25 0.57
Sulphur 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%
Sulphur 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.
6%
7%
Sulphur 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 (1988-2012)
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 Jake Drost School For Exceptional Children (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is W. W. Lewis Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frasch Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sulphur Frasch Elementary School
    540 South Huntington
    Sulphur , LA , 70663
    (337)217-4550
    0.2  mi  |  641  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sulphur W. W. Lewis Middle School
    1752 Cypress
    Sulphur , LA , 70663
    (337)217-4700
    0.9  mi  |  905  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Sulphur W. T. Henning Elementary School
    774 Henning Dr
    Sulphur , LA , 70663
    (337)217-4840
    1  mi  |  389  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sulphur E. K. Key Elementary School
    1201 East Burton St
    Sulphur , LA , 70663
    (337)217-4660
    1  mi  |  492  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sulphur Richard W. Vincent Elementary School
    1634 Beglis Parkway
    Sulphur , LA , 70663
    (337)217-4690
    1  mi  |  436  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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