Sulphur High School

Sulphur High School serves 2,020 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Sulphur High School operates within the Calcasieu Parish School District.
Calcasieu Parish School District's 71% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 2020 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 125 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,020 students
Sulphur High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sulphur High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 125 teachers
Sulphur High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sulphur High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Sulphur High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Sulphur High School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
11%
44%
Sulphur High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
86%
46%
Sulphur High School White Students (1990-2014)
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 0.35
Sulphur High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
29%
60%
Sulphur High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
4%
7%
Sulphur High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Calcasieu Parish School District's student population of 32,481 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has increased from 66% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,438 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,993 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Calcasieu Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
5
Number of Students Managed 32,481 2,019
Calcasieu Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 67%
Calcasieu Parish School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $344 MM $30 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $362 MM $31 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,438 $13,503
Calcasieu Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,993 $14,322
Calcasieu Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Jake Drost School For Exceptional Children (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is W. W. Lewis Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Frasch Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SulphurFrasch Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 689 students
    0.2 miles
    540 South Huntington
    SulphurLA 70663
    (337)217-4550
    0.2PK-5689
  • SulphurW. W. Lewis Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 899 students
    0.9 miles
    1752 Cypress
    SulphurLA 70663
    (337)217-4700
    0.96-8899
  • SulphurE. K. Key Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 481 students
    1 miles
    1201 East Burton St
    SulphurLA 70663
    (337)217-4660
    1PK-5481
  • SulphurRichard W. Vincent Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 423 students
    1 miles
    1634 Beglis Parkway
    SulphurLA 70663
    (337)217-4690
    1PK-5423
  • SulphurW. T. Henning Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 355 students
    1 miles
    774 Henning Dr
    SulphurLA 70663
    (337)217-4840
    1PK-5355

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