Ville Platte High School

Tel: (337)363-3387
Grades: 4-12

860 students

Ville Platte High School serves 860 students in grades 4-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Ville Platte High School operates within the Evangeline Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 860 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-12
Total Students 860 students
Ville Platte High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Ville Platte High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ville Platte High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 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 14:1 14:1
Ville Platte High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Ville Platte High School Asian (2007-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
74%
48%
Ville Platte High School Black (1990-2012)
White
23%
45%
Ville Platte High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ville Platte High School Sch Ethnicity Ville Platte 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.
0.40 0.34
Ville Platte 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.
84%
61%
Ville Platte 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%
Ville Platte High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,734 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name Evangeline Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
9
Number of Students Managed 6,734 2,337
Evangeline Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $60 MM $33 MM
Evangeline Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $59 MM $33 MM
Evangeline Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,966 $14,187
Evangeline Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,756 $14,076
Evangeline 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 Evangeline Central School (4.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Evangeline Central School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ville Platte Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Ville Platte Ville Platte Elementary School
    708 High School Dr
    Ville Platte , LA , 70586
    (337)363-3068
    0.3  mi  |  503  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Ville Platte James Stephens Montessori School
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    1500 Martin Luther King
    Ville Platte , LA , 70586
    (337)363-4745
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    1.1  mi  |  270  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Ville Platte Vidrine Elementary School
    5094 Vidrine Rd
    Ville Platte , LA , 70586
    (337)363-4280
    3.9  mi  |  350  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Ville Platte Evangeline Central School
    Alternative School
    4587 Vidrine Rd
    Ville Platte , LA , 70586
    (337)363-1089
    Alternative School
    4.7  mi  |  139  students  |  Gr.  8-9
  • Washington Grand Prairie Elementary School
    669 Hwy 363
    Washington , LA , 70589
    (337)826-3391
    7.7  mi  |  362  students  |  Gr.  PK-4

School Reviews

  • Recommended March 09, 2007 - I really enjoy going to this school.We are trying our hardest with the help of our teachers, principal and vice principals, parents, and other volunteers to raise our GPAs.At this school we have a wonderful band, basketball teams,football team,choir,majorettes,danceline,cheerleaders, and pep squad.Our Boy's basketball team is in the playoffs we are district and bi-district champs.We always have a crowd of fans supporting us.We have very good realtionships with our teacher I love to get up early every morning to go to school. We have fun at our school. I would reccomend our school to anyone because we are wonderful people. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Evangeline 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 0.41, which is higher than the Louisiana average of 0.34. The most diverse school district in Evangeline Parish is Evangeline Parish School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.