Block High School

Grades: 8-12

271 students

Block High School serves 271 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Block High School operates within the Catahoula Parish School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 271 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 271 students
Block High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Block High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Block High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more 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 13:1 14:1
Block High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Block High School Asian Students (2012-2013)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Block High School Black Students (1997-2013)
Black
49%
48%
Block High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
49%
44%
Block High School White Students (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Block 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.
0.52 0.34
Block 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.
66%
61%
Block 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%
Block High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,995 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,578 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,313 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Catahoula Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
5
Number of Students Managed 1,995 2,117
Catahoula Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 66% 68%
Catahoula Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $33 MM
Catahoula Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $17 MM $33 MM
Catahoula Parish School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,578 $14,187
Catahoula Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,313 $14,076
Catahoula 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 Harrisonburg High School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jonesville Junior High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jonesville Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JonesvilleJonesville Junior High School
    802 East H Johnson St
    JonesvilleLA 71343
    (318)339-9604
    0.4 mi | Gr. 4-7 | 195 students                      
  • JonesvilleJonesville Elementary School
    1219 Cora Dr
    JonesvilleLA 71343
    (318)339-8588
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 362 students                      
  • HarrisonburgHarrisonburg Elementary School
    505 Bushley St
    HarrisonburgLA 71340
    (318)744-5679
    9.8 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 217 students                      
  • HarrisonburgHarrisonburg High School
    505 Bushley St
    HarrisonburgLA 71340
    (318)744-5679
    9.8 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 316 students                      
  • JonesvilleAspire High School
    Alternative School
    180 Creek Bend Rd
    JonesvilleLA 71343
    (318)339-4754
    Alternative School

    10.2 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 34 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended June 30, 2010 - The academic programs were crappy. Very often you find yourself sitting there doing nothing. The only extracurriculars they have are baseball, football, basketball, and band. The facilities are really worn down and crappy, bathrooms still have asbestos in them. The teachers don't really care about you and wont help you make up work if you miss a few days. Sometimes they will even lie and say you didn't miss anything and at the end of the 6 weeks you have an F because of it.There isn't really any parent involvement. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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