Port Allen High School

Tel: (225)383-1107
Grades: 8-12

468 students

Port Allen High School serves 468 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Port Allen High School operates within the West Baton Rouge Parish School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 468 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 468 students
Port Allen High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Port Allen High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Port Allen High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Port Allen High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Port Allen High School Asian (2004-2008)
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
65%
48%
Port Allen High School Black (1990-2012)
White
32%
45%
Port Allen High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.48 0.72
Port Allen High School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
70%
61%
Port Allen High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
9%
7%
Port Allen High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,917 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 88% over five years.
School District Name West Baton Rouge Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
9
Number of Students Managed 3,917 2,337
West Baton Rouge Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 78% 68%
West Baton Rouge Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $33 MM
West Baton Rouge Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $45 MM $33 MM
West Baton Rouge Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,920 $14,187
West Baton Rouge Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,990 $14,076
West Baton Rouge Parish School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mentorship Academy Of Science & Technology (4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Port Allen Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cohn Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Port Allen Cohn Elementary School
    806 North 14th St
    Port Allen , LA , 70767
    (225)343-7164
    2.2  mi  |  225  students  |  Gr.  2-4
  • Port Allen Port Allen Middle School
    610 Rosedale St
    Port Allen , LA , 70767
    (225)383-5777
    2.8  mi  |  327  students  |  Gr.  4-8
  • Port Allen Port Allen Elementary School
    609 Rosedale St
    Port Allen , LA , 70767
    (225)343-7586
    2.8  mi  |  318  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Baton Rouge Mentorship Academy Of Science & Technology
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    339 Florida St
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70801
    (225)505-5013
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    4  mi  |  149  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Baton Rouge Mentorship Academy Of Digital Arts
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    339 Florida St
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70801
    (225)505-5013
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    4  mi  |  191  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Did You Know?
West Baton Rouge 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 0.52, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.72. The most diverse school district in West Baton Rouge Parish is West Baton Rouge Parish School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.