Central Lafourche High School

Tel: (985)532-3319
Grades: 9-12

1,278 students

Central Lafourche High School serves 1,278 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Central Lafourche High School operates within the Lafourche Parish School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is equal to the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 1278 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,278 students
Central Lafourche High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Central Lafourche High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Central Lafourche High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Central Lafourche High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
3%
1%
Central Lafourche High School American Indian (1990-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
4%
Central Lafourche High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
16%
48%
Central Lafourche High School Black (1990-2012)
White
76%
45%
Central Lafourche High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Central Lafourche High School Sch Ethnicity Central Lafourche 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.
0.40 0.72
Central Lafourche 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.
38%
61%
Central Lafourche 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.
9%
7%
Central Lafourche High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,356 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Lafourche Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
6
Number of Students Managed 14,356 1,863
Lafourche Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 68% 68%
Lafourche Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $161 MM n/a
Lafourche Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $160 MM n/a
Lafourche Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,015 $0
Lafourche Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,981 $0
Lafourche 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 Amikids Bayou Region (3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Amikids Bayou Region (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Amikids Bayou Region (3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Raceland Amikids Bayou Region
    Alternative School
    942 Hwy 90 East
    Raceland , LA , 70394
    (985)537-1553
    Alternative School
    3  mi  |  33  students  |  Gr.  4-12
  • Lockport Lockport Middle School
    720 Main St
    Lockport , LA , 70374
    (985)532-2597
    3.6  mi  |  341  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lockport Lockport Lower Elementary School
    1421 Crescent Ave
    Lockport , LA , 70374
    (985)532-2846
    3.8  mi  |  446  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Lockport Lockport Upper Elementary School
    201 School St
    Lockport , LA , 70374
    (985)532-3223
    3.9  mi  |  317  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Raceland Raceland Lower Elementary School
    4101 Hwy 308 South
    Raceland , LA , 70394
    (985)537-6837
    3.9  mi  |  444  students  |  Gr.  PK-2

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 12, 2008 - Central is a one of a kind school. I may not go to this school but i know plenty of people who have. the acedemic program is a brilliant way to actually get the young people of today thinking and 4 them to actually learn something. I LOVE THIS SCHOOL!!!!!! GO CENTRAL!!!!!!!!!!!!! P.S. i go to slhs but i love central they are so much better in everything they do.!!!!!!!!!!!! keep on being better!!!!!!! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Lafourche 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 0.50, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.72. The most diverse school district in Lafourche Parish is The Max Charter School School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.