Acadiana High School

Acadiana High School serves 1,741 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 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 55%.
Acadiana High School operates within the Lafayette Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 1741 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 1,741 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
Acadiana High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Acadiana High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 20:1 14:1
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
4%
4%
Black
38%
48%
White
55%
45%
All Ethnic Groups Acadiana High School Sch Ethnicity Acadiana 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.
0.56 0.34
Acadiana 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.
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%
Acadiana High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,994 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lafayette Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
9
Number of Students Managed 30,994 2,337
District Total Revenue $327 MM $33 MM
Lafayette Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $302 MM $33 MM
Lafayette Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,025 $14,187
Lafayette Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,198 $14,076
Lafayette 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 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 Students Grades
  • LafayettePrairie Elementary School
    2910 Ambassador Caffery Parkwa
    LafayetteLA 70506
    (337)521-7790
    1.5 mi | 850 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ScottScott Middle School
    116 Marie St
    ScottLA 70583
    (337)521-7930
    1.6 mi | 750 students | Gr. 4-8                      
  • ScottL. Leo Judice Elementary School
    5801 Cameron St
    ScottLA 70583
    (337)521-7710
    1.8 mi | 371 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LafayetteS.j. Montgomery Elementary School
    600 Foreman Dr
    LafayetteLA 70506
    (337)521-7750
    1.9 mi | 570 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ScottWestside Elementary School
    912 Delhomme Ave
    ScottLA 70583
    (337)521-7820
    2 mi | 415 students | Gr. PK-4                      

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Did You Know?
Lafayette, 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 0.13, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.33. The most diverse school in Lafayette is Miami Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.