Westgate High School

2305 Jefferson Island Rd

New Iberia, LA 70560

Tel: (337)365-2431
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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has grown by 7% 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 Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Westgate High School Students 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 (1990-2013)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Westgate High School Hispanic (1992-2013)
Black
52%
48%
Westgate High School Black (1990-2013)
White
39%
44%
Westgate High School White (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Westgate High School Sch Ethnicity Westgate 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.
0.58 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 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Iberia Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
5
Number of Students Managed 15,844 1,995
Iberia Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 72% 68%
Iberia Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $149 MM n/a
District Spending $160 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $10,773 $0
Iberia Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,597 $0
Iberia Parish School 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 (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Anderson Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Park Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New IberiaPark Elementary School
    1609 West Admiral Doyle Dr
    New IberiaLA 70560
    (337)369-6189
    1.2 mi | 372 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • New IberiaAnderson Middle School
    1059 Anderson St
    New IberiaLA 70560
    (337)365-3932
    1.3 mi | 494 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • New IberiaJohns Hopkins Elementary School
    1200 Hopkins St
    New IberiaLA 70560
    (337)369-9687
    1.3 mi | 645 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • New IberiaCenter Street Elementary School
    1520 Center St
    New IberiaLA 70560
    (337)369-9059
    1.4 mi | 455 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • New IberiaSugarland Elementary School
    2403 Jefferson Island Rd
    New IberiaLA 70560
    (337)365-9624
    1.6 mi | 391 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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