Central Lafourche High School

Grades: 8-12

1,284 students

Central Lafourche High School serves 1,284 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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 56%.
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 1284 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,284 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 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 18:1 14:1
American Indian
2%
1%
Hispanic
4%
4%
Black
17%
48%
White
76%
44%
Two or more races
1%
1%
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.
0.40 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.
40%
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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,474 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,015 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 34% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,981 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Lafourche Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
5
Number of Students Managed 14,474 2,117
Graduation Rate 68% 68%
District Total Revenue $161 MM $33 MM
District Spending $160 MM $33 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,015 $14,187
District Spending / Student $10,981 $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 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 Grades Students
  • RacelandAmikids Bayou Region
    Alternative School
    942 Hwy 90 East
    RacelandLA 70394
    (985)537-1553
    Alternative School

    3 mi | Gr. 4-12 | n/a students                      
  • LockportLockport Middle School
    720 Main St
    LockportLA 70374
    (985)532-2597
    3.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 319 students                      
  • LockportLockport Lower Elementary School
    1421 Crescent Ave
    LockportLA 70374
    (985)532-2846
    3.8 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 467 students                      
  • LockportLockport Upper Elementary School
    201 School St
    LockportLA 70374
    (985)532-3223
    3.9 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 339 students                      
  • RacelandRaceland Lower Elementary School
    4101 Hwy 308 South
    RacelandLA 70394
    (985)537-6837
    3.9 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 430 students                      

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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