West St. John High School

West St. John High School serves 212 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 55%.
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 212 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 212 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Students by Grade West St. John High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 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
Black
99%
48%
All Ethnic Groups West St. John High School Sch Ethnicity West 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.
0.02 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.
91%
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.
3%
7%

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
9
Number of Students Managed 6,497 2,337
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
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
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: 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 Students Grades
  • EdgardWest St. John Elementary School (k-7)
    2555 La Hwy 18
    EdgardLA 70049
    (985)497-3347
    2.1 mi | 305 students | Gr. PK-7                      
  • ReserveSt. John Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1880 Hwy 44
    ReserveLA 70084
    (985)536-1036
    Alternative School

    2.5 mi | 93 students | Gr. 2-12                      
  • ReserveFifth Ward Elementary School
    158 Panther Dr
    ReserveLA 70084
    (985)536-4221
    2.7 mi | 514 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • LaplaceJohn L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    182 West Fifth St
    LaplaceLA 70068
    (985)651-3700
    Alternative School
    Magnet School

    4 mi | 448 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • GaryvilleSt. John Child Development Center
    117 Stebbins St
    GaryvilleLA 70051
    (985)535-3917
    4.3 mi | 106 students | Gr. PK                      

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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 0.25, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.34. The most diverse school district in St John The Baptist Parish is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.