White Castle High School

Tel: (225)545-3621
Grades: 7-12

313 students

White Castle High School serves 313 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
White Castle 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 313 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 313 students
White Castle High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
White Castle High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade White Castle High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 14:1
White Castle High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
White Castle High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
84%
48%
White Castle High School Black (1990-2012)
White
13%
45%
White Castle High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups White Castle High School Sch Ethnicity White Castle 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.
0.28 0.57
White Castle 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.
78%
61%
White Castle 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.
5%
7%
White Castle 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 0% has decreased from 52% over five years.
School District Name Iberville Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
6
Number of Students Managed 5,045 1,938
Iberville Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 61% 68%
Iberville Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $80 MM $33 MM
Iberville Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $69 MM $33 MM
Iberville Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,664 $14,187
Iberville Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,196 $14,076
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 (7.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is East Iberville Elementary/high School (7.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dorseyville Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • White Castle Dorseyville Elementary School
    31505 Hwy 1 South
    White Castle , LA , 70788
    (225)545-3805
    1.3  mi  |  464  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • St. Gabriel East Iberville Elementary/high School
    3285 Hwy 75
    St. Gabriel , LA , 70776
    (225)642-0032
    7.6  mi  |  546  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • St. Gabriel Louisiana Correctional Institute For Women High School
    Special Education School
    7205 Hwy 74
    St. Gabriel , LA , 70776
    (225)319-4266
    Special Education School
    7.8  mi  |  6  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • St. Gabriel Elayn Hunt Correctional Center
    Special Education School
    6925 Hwy 74
    St. Gabriel , LA , 70776
    (225)319-4516
    Special Education School
    8  mi  |  19  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Donaldsonville Lowery Middle School
    2389a Hwy 1 South
    Donaldsonville , LA , 70346
    (225)391-7550
    8.8  mi  |  430  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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