Springfield High School

Tel: (225)294-3256
Grades: 8-12

300 students

Springfield High School serves 300 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Springfield High School operates within the Livingston Parish School District.
The school district's 73% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 300 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 300 students
Springfield High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Springfield High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Springfield High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Springfield High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
Springfield High School Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
19%
48%
Springfield High School Black (1990-2012)
White
79%
45%
Springfield High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Springfield High School Sch Ethnicity Springfield 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.
0.34 0.57
Springfield 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.
50%
61%
Springfield 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.
12%
7%
Springfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,773 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 70% over five years.
School District Name Livingston Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
6
Number of Students Managed 24,773 1,938
Livingston Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 73% 68%
Livingston Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $221 MM $33 MM
Livingston Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $227 MM $33 MM
Livingston Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,148 $14,187
Livingston Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,403 $14,076
Livingston 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 Albany High School (5.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Springfield Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Springfield Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Springfield Springfield Elementary School
    25190 Blood River Rd
    Springfield , LA , 70462
    (225)294-3398
    0.1  mi  |  556  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Springfield Springfield Middle School
    24145 Coates Rd
    Springfield , LA , 70462
    (225)294-3306
    0.8  mi  |  372  students  |  Gr.  4-8
  • Albany Albany Upper Elementary School
    29777 South Montpelier Rd
    Albany , LA , 70711
    (225)567-5030
    5.2  mi  |  282  students  |  Gr.  3-4
  • Albany Albany High School
    29710 Mulberry St
    Albany , LA , 70711
    (225)567-9319
    5.3  mi  |  567  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Albany Albany Lower Elementary School
    30051 West School St
    Albany , LA , 70711
    (225)567-9281
    5.3  mi  |  515  students  |  Gr.  PK-2

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Knowledge is Power Program: A Strong Model for Public Schools
Knowledge is Power Program: A Strong Model for Public Schools
As many traditional public schools struggle to close the achievement gap, Knowledge is Power Program schools seem to have the right formula for helping poverty-stricken and minority students achieve success. In this article, we examine how KIPP schools are making their students’ futures much brighter.
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.
Teachers in 19 States Allowed to Physically Punish Students
As of 2014, nineteen states still allow corporal punishment – spanking and paddling the most common choices – in their public schools. However, some argue that not only are these punishments physically harmful, they also are disproportionately administered to students of color. As a result, House democrats have taken up the issue in a new bill that would ban all forms of corporal punishment nationwide.