Zachary High School

Zachary High School serves 1,435 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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 55%.
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 1435 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,435 students
Zachary High School Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Zachary High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Zachary High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Zachary High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Zachary High School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Zachary High School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
44%
48%
Zachary High School Black (2004-2012)
White
52%
45%
Zachary High School White (2004-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Zachary High School Sch Ethnicity Zachary 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.
0.54 0.72
Zachary High School Diversity Score (2004-2012)
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.
30%
61%
Zachary High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Zachary High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,235 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Zachary Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
9
Number of Students Managed 5,235 2,337
Zachary Community   School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2012)
Graduation Rate 84% 68%
Zachary Community   School District Graduation Rate (2004-2009)
District Total Revenue $54 MM $33 MM
District Spending $58 MM $33 MM
Zachary Community   School District Spending (2004-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,678 $14,187
Zachary Community   School District Revenue / Student (2004-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,616 $14,076
Zachary Community   School District Spending / Student (2004-2009)
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 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 (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Zachary Northwestern Middle School
    5200 East Central Ave
    Zachary , LA , 70791
    (225)654-9201
    0.5  mi  |  1208  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Zachary Zachary Early Learning Center
    4400 Rollins Rd Extension
    Zachary , LA , 70791
    (225)658-2786
    0.6  mi  |  202  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Zachary Zachary Elementary School
    3775 Hemlock St
    Zachary , LA , 70791
    (225)654-4036
    0.8  mi  |  773  students  |  Gr.  2-3
  • Zachary Northwestern Elementary School
    4200 Rollins Rd
    Zachary , LA , 70791
    (225)654-2786
    0.9  mi  |  769  students  |  Gr.  KG-1
  • Zachary Copper Mill Elementary School
    1300 Independence Blvd
    Zachary , LA , 70791
    (225)658-1288
    1.9  mi  |  789  students  |  Gr.  4-5

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Did You Know?
East Baton Rouge Parish, LA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.25, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.72. The most diverse school district in East Baton Rouge Parish is East Baton Rouge Arts And Technology School School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.