Plaquemine Senior High School

59595 Belleview Dr,

Plaquemine, LA, 70764

Tel: (225)687-6367
Grades: 7-12

1,245 students

Plaquemine Senior High School serves 1,245 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Plaquemine Senior High School operates within the Iberville Parish School District.
The school district's 61% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 1245 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 1,245 students
Plaquemine Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Plaquemine Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Plaquemine Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 16:1 14:1
Plaquemine Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Plaquemine Senior High School Hispanic (2003-2012)
Black
58%
48%
Plaquemine Senior High School Black (1990-2012)
White
40%
45%
Plaquemine Senior High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.51 0.72
Plaquemine Senior 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.
65%
61%
Plaquemine Senior 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.
7%
7%
Plaquemine Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,045 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 86% over five years.
School District Name Iberville Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
6
Number of Students Managed 5,045 1,863
Iberville Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 61% 68%
Iberville Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $80 MM n/a
Iberville Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $69 MM n/a
Iberville Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,664 $0
Iberville Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,196 $0
Iberville 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 East Iberville Elementary/high School (7.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is East Iberville Elementary/high School (7.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Iberville Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Communicating early and often with your child’s teacher is an important aspect of ensuring your child has the best possible education. Yet, sometimes parent-teacher conferences can be stressful for a variety of factors. In this article we provide a how-to guide for making the most out of your parent-teacher conference experience.
The Parents’ Guide to Common Core
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
White Students are Now the Minority in U.S. Public Schools
Increasing birth rates among immigrant families from Asia and Central and South America, combined with lower birth rates among white families, means that for the first time in history, public school students in the United States are majority-minority. This shift in demographics poses difficulties for schools as they work to accommodate children of varying language abilities and socio-economic backgrounds.
Did You Know?
Iberville 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 0.47, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.72. The most diverse school district in Iberville Parish is Iberville Parish School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.