Ville Platte High School

Ville Platte High School serves 852 students in grades 4 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Ville Platte High School operates within the Evangeline Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 852 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-12
Total Students 852 students
Ville Platte High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ville Platte High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Ville Platte High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Ville Platte High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more 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 14:1 16:1
Ville Platte High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
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.
0.44 0.35
Ville Platte 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.
78%
60%
Ville Platte 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.
5%
7%
Ville Platte High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Evangeline Parish School District's student population of 6,136 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,231 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,870 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Evangeline Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
5
Number of Students Managed 6,136 2,019
Evangeline Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $61 MM $30 MM
Evangeline Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $59 MM $31 MM
Evangeline Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,231 $13,503
Evangeline Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,870 $14,322
Evangeline 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 Mamou High School (9.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Evangeline Central School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ville Platte Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ville PlatteVille Platte Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 489 students
    0.3 miles
    708 High School Dr
    Ville PlatteLA 70586
    (337)363-3068
    0.3PK-4489
  • Ville PlatteJames Stephens Montessori SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: PK-4 | 250 students
    1.1 miles
    1500 Martin Luther King
    Ville PlatteLA 70586
    (337)363-4745
    1.1PK-4250
  • Ville PlatteVidrine Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 344 students
    3.9 miles
    5094 Vidrine Rd
    Ville PlatteLA 70586
    (337)363-4280
    3.9PK-8344
  • Ville PlatteEvangeline Central SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 7-9 | 159 students
    4.7 miles
    4587 Vidrine Rd
    Ville PlatteLA 70586
    (337)363-1089
    4.77-9159
  • WashingtonGrand Prairie Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 365 students
    7.7 miles
    669 Hwy 363
    WashingtonLA 70589
    (337)826-3391
    7.7PK-4365

School Reviews

I really enjoy going to this school.We are trying our hardest with the help of our teachers, principal and vice principals, parents, and other volunteers to raise our GPAs.At this school we have a wonderful band, basketball teams,football team,choir,majorettes,danceline,cheerleaders, and pep squad.Our Boy's basketball team is in the playoffs we are district and bi-district champs.We always have a crowd of fans supporting us.We have very good realtionships with our teacher I love to get up early every morning to go to school. We have fun at our school. I would reccomend our school to anyone because we are wonderful people.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 03/09/07

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