Minden High School

1103 South College St

Minden, LA 71055

Tel: (318)377-2766
Grades: 9-12

893 students

Minden High School serves 893 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Minden High School operates within the Webster Parish School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 893 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 893 students
Minden High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Minden High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Minden High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 17:1 14:1
Minden High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Minden High School Hispanic (2005-2013)
Black
54%
48%
Minden High School Black (1990-2013)
White
45%
44%
Minden High School White (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Minden High School Sch Ethnicity Minden 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.
0.51 0.34
Minden 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.
47%
61%
Minden 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.
6%
7%
Minden High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,911 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Webster Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
5
Number of Students Managed 7,911 2,117
Webster Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 66% 68%
Webster Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $80 MM $33 MM
District Spending $80 MM $33 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,004 $14,187
Webster Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,099 $14,076
Webster 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 Webster Parish Expulsion School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Webster Parish Expulsion School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Webster Parish Expulsion School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MindenWebster Parish Expulsion School
    Alternative School
    109 Clerk St
    MindenLA 71055
    (318)377-5418
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • MindenE. S. Richardson Elementary School
    515 West Todd
    MindenLA 71055
    (318)377-2213
    0.9 mi | 421 students | Gr. 4-5                      
  • MindenWebster Junior High School
    700 East Union
    MindenLA 71055
    (318)377-3847
    0.9 mi | 458 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • MindenJ. L. Jones Elementary School
    620 District Dr
    MindenLA 71055
    (318)377-1815
    1 mi | 437 students | Gr. 2-3                      
  • MindenJ. A. Phillips Middle School
    811 Durwood Dr
    MindenLA 71055
    (318)377-0315
    1.3 mi | 358 students | Gr. 6                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended June 23, 2009 - Minden High School is an incredible school filled with school spirit. We as students come together when necessary and are an amazing school! We take pride in the Crimson Tide! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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