South Terrebonne High School

3879 Hwy 24

Bourg, LA 70343-9706

Tel: (985)868-7850
Grades: 8-12

1,068 students

South Terrebonne High School serves 1,068 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
South Terrebonne High School operates within the Terrebonne Parish School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 1068 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,068 students
South Terrebonne High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
South Terrebonne High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade South Terrebonne High School 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 0.44 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
South Terrebonne High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
11%
1%
South Terrebonne High School American Indian (1990-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
South Terrebonne High School Hispanic (2005-2013)
Black
14%
48%
South Terrebonne High School Black (1990-2013)
White
73%
44%
South Terrebonne High School White (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South Terrebonne High School Sch Ethnicity South Terrebonne 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.
0.44 0.34
South Terrebonne High School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
44%
61%
South Terrebonne 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.
7%
7%
South Terrebonne High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,987 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Terrebonne Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
5
Number of Students Managed 19,987 2,117
Terrebonne Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 70% 68%
Terrebonne Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $191 MM $33 MM
District Spending $192 MM $33 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,126 $14,187
Terrebonne Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,181 $14,076
Terrebonne 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 Terrebonne Career And Technical High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is School For Exceptional Children (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Village East Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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    315 Lafayette Woods
    HoumaLA 70363
    (985)868-4900
    1.8 mi | 319 students | Gr. 3-6                      
  • HoumaTerrebonne Career And Technical High School
    Vocational School
    3051 Patriot Dr
    HoumaLA 70363
    (985)851-1163
    Vocational School

    2.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • HoumaEllender Memorial High School
    3012 Patriot Dr
    HoumaLA 70363
    (985)868-7903
    2.2 mi | 942 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • BourgBourg Elementary School
    4413 St Andrew St
    BourgLA 70343
    (985)594-3663
    2.5 mi | 502 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • HoumaSchool For Exceptional Children
    Special Education School
    105 Moffet Rd
    HoumaLA 70363
    (985)872-2496
    Special Education School

    2.6 mi | 32 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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