Kaplan High School

Kaplan High School serves 515 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Kaplan High School operates within the Vermilion Parish School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 515 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 515 students
Kaplan High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Kaplan High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Kaplan High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 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 17:1 14:1
Kaplan High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
1%
Kaplan High School Asian Students (1994-2013)
Black
11%
48%
Kaplan High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
86%
44%
Kaplan High School White Students (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Kaplan 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.
0.25 0.34
Kaplan 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.
37%
61%
Kaplan 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.
8%
7%
Kaplan High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,723 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,299 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 42% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,543 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 47% over four years.
School District Name Vermilion Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
5
Number of Students Managed 9,723 2,117
Vermilion Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 65% 68%
Vermilion Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $92 MM $33 MM
Vermilion Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $94 MM $33 MM
Vermilion Parish School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,299 $14,187
Vermilion Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,543 $14,076
Vermilion 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 North Vermilion High School (8.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rene A. Rost Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kaplan Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KaplanRene A. Rost Middle School
    112 West Sixth St
    KaplanLA 70548
    (337)643-8545
    1 mi | Gr. 4-8 | 419 students                      
  • KaplanKaplan Elementary School
    608 North Eleazar Ave
    KaplanLA 70548
    (337)643-7965
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 594 students                      
  • AbbevilleMeaux Elementary School
    12419 La Hwy 696
    AbbevilleLA 70510
    (337)893-3901
    5.5 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 462 students                      
  • AbbevilleEaton Park Elementary School
    1502 Sylvester St
    AbbevilleLA 70510
    (337)893-4978
    8.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 641 students                      
  • MauriceNorth Vermilion High School
    11609 La Hwy 699
    MauriceLA 70555
    (337)898-1491
    8.7 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 814 students                      

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