Zachary High School

Zachary High School serves 1,475 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Zachary High School operates within the Zachary Community School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 1475 students has grown by 27% over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,475 students
Zachary High School Total Students (2004-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Zachary High School Total Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Zachary High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 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 16:1 14:1
Zachary High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Zachary High School Asian Students (2004-2013)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Zachary High School Black Students (2008-2013)
Black
46%
48%
Zachary High School Black Students (2004-2013)
White
52%
44%
Zachary High School White Students (2004-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Zachary 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
Zachary High School Diversity Score (2004-2013)
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%
Zachary High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2013)
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.
7%
7%
Zachary High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,556 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,678 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,616 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 52% over four years.
School District Name Zachary Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed 4,556 2,117
Zachary Community   School District Students Managed (2004-2013)
Graduation Rate 84% 68%
Zachary Community   School District Graduation Rate (2004-2009)
District Total Revenue $54 MM $33 MM
Zachary Community   School District District Total Revenue (2004-2009)
District Spending $58 MM $33 MM
Zachary Community   School District District Spending (2004-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,678 $14,187
Zachary Community   School District District Revenue / Student (2004-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,616 $14,076
Zachary Community   School District District Spending / Student (2004-2009)
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 Baker High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwestern Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Zachary Early Learning Center (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ZacharyZachary Early Learning Center
    4400 Rollins Rd Extension
    ZacharyLA 70791
    (225)658-2786
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK | 231 students                      
  • ZacharyNorthwestern Middle School
    5200 East Central Ave
    ZacharyLA 70791
    (225)654-9201
    0.5 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 1245 students                      
  • ZacharyZachary Elementary School
    3775 Hemlock St
    ZacharyLA 70791
    (225)654-4036
    0.8 mi | Gr. 3 | 353 students                      
  • ZacharyNorthwestern Elementary School
    4200 Rollins Rd
    ZacharyLA 70791
    (225)654-2786
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG | 379 students                      
  • ZacharyRollins Place Elementary School
    4488 Rollins Rd
    ZacharyLA 70791
    (225)654-8270
    1.3 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      

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