Minden High School

1103 South College St,

Minden, LA, 71055

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

885 students

Minden High School serves 885 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
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 885 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 885 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
53%
48%
White
44%
45%
Unknown
3%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.53
0.57
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 43%
61%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
4%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,715 students has grown by 0% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Webster Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
6
Number of Students Managed 6,715
1,938
Graduation Rate 66
68%
District Total Revenue $80 MM
n/a
District Spending $80 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $11,004
$0
District Spending / Student $11,099
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Webster Parish Expulsion School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Webster Parish Expulsion School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Webster Parish Expulsion School (0.4 miles away)
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  • 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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