Westgate High School

2305 Jefferson Island Rd

New Iberia, LA 70560

Grades: 9-12

1,098 students

Westgate High School serves 1,098 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Westgate High School operates within the Iberia Parish School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 1098 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,098 students
Westgate High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
Westgate High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Westgate High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 12:1 14:1
Westgate High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
8%
1%
Westgate High School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Westgate High School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
52%
48%
Westgate High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
39%
44%
Westgate High School White Students (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Westgate 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.
0.58 0.34
Westgate 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.
59%
61%
Westgate 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.
6%
7%
Westgate High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,844 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,773 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 34% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,597 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 46% over four years.
School District Name Iberia Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
5
Number of Students Managed 15,844 2,117
Iberia Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 72% 68%
Iberia Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $149 MM $33 MM
Iberia Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $160 MM $33 MM
Iberia Parish School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,773 $14,187
Iberia Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,597 $14,076
Iberia 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 New Iberia Senior High School (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Anderson Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sugarland Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New IberiaSugarland Elementary School
    2403 Jefferson Island Rd
    New IberiaLA 70560
    (337)365-9624
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 391 students                      
  • New IberiaJefferson Island Road Elementary School
    6007 Jefferson Island Rd
    New IberiaLA 70560
    (337)365-1120
    2 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 557 students                      
  • New IberiaPark Elementary School
    1609 West Admiral Doyle Dr
    New IberiaLA 70560
    (337)369-6189
    2.2 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 372 students                      
  • New IberiaAnderson Middle School
    1059 Anderson St
    New IberiaLA 70560
    (337)365-3932
    2.6 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 494 students                      
  • New IberiaJohns Hopkins Elementary School
    1200 Hopkins St
    New IberiaLA 70560
    (337)369-9687
    2.7 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 645 students                      

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