West St. John High School

West St. John High School serves 217 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
West 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 217 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 217 students
West St. John High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
West St. John High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade West St. John High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less 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 10:1 14:1
West St. John High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
100%
48%
West St. John High School Black Students (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups West St. John 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.
0.00 0.34
West St. John High School Diversity Score (1998-2013)
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.
96%
61%
West St. John 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.
2%
7%
West St. John High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,112 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 90% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,218 is higher than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 58% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,362 is higher than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 61% over four years.
School District Name St. John The Baptist Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
5
Number of Students Managed 6,112 2,117
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
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 District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $91 MM $33 MM
St. John The Baptist Parish School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,218 $14,187
St. John The Baptist Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,362 $14,076
St. John The Baptist 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 St. John Alternative School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is St. John Alternative School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West St. John Elementary School (k-7) (2.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • EdgardWest St. John Elementary School (k-7)
    2555 La Hwy 18
    EdgardLA 70049
    (985)497-3347
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK-7 | 305 students                      
  • ReserveSt. John Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1880 Hwy 44
    ReserveLA 70084
    (985)536-1036
    Alternative School

    2.5 mi | Gr. 2-12 | 68 students                      
  • ReserveFifth Ward Elementary School
    158 Panther Dr
    ReserveLA 70084
    (985)536-4221
    2.7 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 454 students                      
  • La PlaceJohn L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    182 West Fifth St
    La PlaceLA 70068
    (985)651-3700
    Alternative School
    Magnet School

    4 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 427 students                      
  • GaryvilleSt. John Child Development Center
    117 Stebbins St
    GaryvilleLA 70051
    (985)535-3917
    4.3 mi | Gr. PK | 111 students                      

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