Grand Isle High School

Grand Isle High School serves 156 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Grand Isle High School operates within the Jefferson Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 156 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 156 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Students by Grade Grand Isle High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 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 7:1 14:1
American Indian
14%
1%
Hispanic
2%
4%
Black
1%
48%
White
77%
45%
All Ethnic Groups Grand Isle High School Sch Ethnicity Grand Isle 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.
0.39 0.34
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.
66%
61%
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.
11%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 46,421 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
90
9
Number of Students Managed 46,421 2,337
Jefferson Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $523 MM $33 MM
Jefferson Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $593 MM $33 MM
Jefferson Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,981 $14,187
Jefferson Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,581 $14,076
Jefferson 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 South Lafourche High School (24.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Golden Meadow Middle School (19.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Golden Meadow Upper Elementary School (20.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Golden MeadowGolden Meadow Middle School
    630 South Bayou Dr
    Golden MeadowLA 70357
    (985)475-7314
    19.2 mi | 393 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Golden MeadowGolden Meadow Upper Elementary School
    124 North Third St
    Golden MeadowLA 70357
    (985)475-7669
    20.5 mi | 199 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • Golden MeadowGolden Meadow Lower Elementary School
    118 Alcide St
    Golden MeadowLA 70357
    (985)475-7385
    20.7 mi | 282 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • GallianoGalliano Elementary School
    148 West 158th St
    GallianoLA 70354
    (985)632-7211
    23.3 mi | 452 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GallianoSouth Lafourche High School
    16911 East Main St
    GallianoLA 70354
    (985)632-5721
    24.8 mi | 1183 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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  • Recommended May 01, 2012 - My daughter graduated from Grand Isle High School and went on to college and then further training. I loved the close knit school atmosphere and the educational goals of the school. - Posted by Parent

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Did You Know?
Jefferson 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 0.52, which is higher than the Louisiana average of 0.34. The most diverse school district in Jefferson Parish is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.