Acadiana High School

Acadiana High School serves 1,690 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Acadiana High School operates within the Lafayette Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 1690 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 1,690 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 82 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 21:1 14:1
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
5%
4%
Black
39%
48%
White
55%
44%
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.
0.55 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.
47%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,224 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,025 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 39% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,198 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Lafayette Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
5
Number of Students Managed 31,224 2,117
District Total Revenue $327 MM $33 MM
District Spending $302 MM $33 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,025 $14,187
District Spending / Student $10,198 $14,076
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 Lafayette High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Scott Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prairie Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LafayettePrairie Elementary School
    2910 Ambassador Caffery Parkwa
    LafayetteLA 70506
    (337)521-7790
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 888 students                      
  • ScottScott Middle School
    116 Marie St
    ScottLA 70583
    (337)521-7930
    1.6 mi | Gr. 4-8 | 692 students                      
  • ScottL. Leo Judice Elementary School
    5801 Cameron St
    ScottLA 70583
    (337)521-7710
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 378 students                      
  • LafayetteS.j. Montgomery Elementary School
    600 Foreman Dr
    LafayetteLA 70506
    (337)521-7750
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 595 students                      
  • ScottWestside Elementary School
    912 Delhomme Ave
    ScottLA 70583
    (337)521-7820
    2 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 381 students                      

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