Sulphur High School

Sulphur High School serves 1,901 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
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 1901 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 120 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,901 students
Sulphur High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 120 teachers
Sulphur High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Sulphur High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 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 16:1 14:1
Sulphur High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Sulphur High School Black Students (1995-2013)
Black
11%
48%
Sulphur High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
85%
44%
Sulphur High School White Students (1990-2013)
Two or more races
2%
1%
Sulphur High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Sulphur High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.27 0.34
Sulphur High School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
28%
61%
Sulphur High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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%
Sulphur High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

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 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,708 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,099 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Calcasieu Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
5
Number of Students Managed 33,203 2,117
Calcasieu Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 70% 68%
Calcasieu Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $350 MM $33 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $363 MM $33 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,708 $14,187
Calcasieu Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,099 $14,076
Calcasieu Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 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 Grades Students
  • SulphurFrasch Elementary School
    540 South Huntington
    SulphurLA 70663
    (337)217-4550
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 669 students                      
  • SulphurW. W. Lewis Middle School
    1752 Cypress
    SulphurLA 70663
    (337)217-4700
    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 980 students                      
  • SulphurW. T. Henning Elementary School
    774 Henning Dr
    SulphurLA 70663
    (337)217-4840
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 363 students                      
  • SulphurE. K. Key Elementary School
    1201 East Burton St
    SulphurLA 70663
    (337)217-4660
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 452 students                      
  • SulphurRichard W. Vincent Elementary School
    1634 Beglis Parkway
    SulphurLA 70663
    (337)217-4690
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 442 students                      

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