O. Comeaux High School

O. Comeaux High School serves 1,944 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
O. Comeaux High School operates within the Lafayette Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 1944 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 1,944 students
O. Comeaux High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
O. Comeaux High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade O. Comeaux High School Student 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 0.46 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
O. Comeaux High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
O. Comeaux High School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
4%
4%
O. Comeaux High School Black Students (1991-2013)
Black
26%
48%
O. Comeaux High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
69%
44%
O. Comeaux High School White Students (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups O. Comeaux High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.46 0.34
O. Comeaux 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.
28%
61%
O. Comeaux High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
6%
7%
O. Comeaux High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

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
Lafayette Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $327 MM $33 MM
Lafayette Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $302 MM $33 MM
Lafayette Parish School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,025 $14,187
Lafayette Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,198 $14,076
Lafayette Parish School District 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 (3.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Edgar Martin Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Plantation Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LafayettePlantation Elementary School
    1801 Kaliste Saloom Rd
    LafayetteLA 70508
    (337)521-7780
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 551 students                      
  • LafayetteBroadmoor Elementary School
    609 Broadmoor Blvd
    LafayetteLA 70503
    (337)521-7620
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 708 students                      
  • LafayetteEdgar Martin Middle School
    401 Broadmoor Blvd
    LafayetteLA 70503
    (337)521-7910
    2.5 mi | Gr. 4-8 | 721 students                      
  • Lafayette L.j. Alleman Middle School
    600 Roselawn Blvd
    LafayetteLA 70503
    (337)521-7850
    2.6 mi | Gr. 4-8 | 1056 students                      
  • LafayetteWoodvale Elementary School
    100 Leon Dr
    LafayetteLA 70503
    (337)521-7830
    2.9 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 603 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 25, 2011 - I would recommend the school but NOT the band program. The current director Chris Smith is running the program into the ground, along with student morale. He runs the band program as a business for his own benefit and also runs it as a completely different entity from the school and Lafayette parish school board. Students are leaving after their junior year in band to finish their senior year & graduate from another school solely because of Mr.Smith. I think this speaks volumes !! - Posted by Parent

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