East St. John High School

East St. John High School serves 1,364 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
East St. John High School operates within the St. John The Baptist Parish School District.
The school district's 59% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 1364 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,364 students
East St. John High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
East St. John High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade East St. John High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 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 14:1 14:1
East St. John High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
East St. John High School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
3%
4%
East St. John High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
79%
48%
East St. John High School Black (1990-2012)
White
15%
45%
East St. John High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups East St. John High School Sch Ethnicity East St. John 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.
0.36 0.57
East St. John 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.
76%
61%
East St. John 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.
7%
7%
East St. John High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,497 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 90% over five years.
School District Name St. John The Baptist Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
6
Number of Students Managed 6,497 1,938
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 59% 68%
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $97 MM $33 MM
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $91 MM $33 MM
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,218 $14,187
District Spending / Student $14,362 $14,076
St. John The Baptist 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 St. John Alternative School (1.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is St. John Alternative School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. John Alternative School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Laplace East St. John Elementary School
    400 Ory Dr
    Laplace , LA , 70068
    (985)536-8450
    0.6  mi  |  678  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Laplace John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    182 West Fifth St
    Laplace , LA , 70068
    (985)651-3700
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    1.7  mi  |  448  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Reserve Fifth Ward Elementary School
    158 Panther Dr
    Reserve , LA , 70084
    (985)536-4221
    1.8  mi  |  514  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Reserve St. John Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1880 Hwy 44
    Reserve , LA , 70084
    (985)536-1036
    Alternative School
    1.9  mi  |  93  students  |  Gr.  2-12
  • Laplace Laplace Elementary School
    393 Greenwood Dr
    Laplace , LA , 70068
    (985)652-5552
    2.3  mi  |  1003  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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Did You Know?
St John The Baptist 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 0.35, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.57. The most diverse school district in St John The Baptist Parish is St. John The Baptist Parish School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.