Welsh High School

Welsh High School serves 331 students in grades 8 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Welsh High School operates within the Jefferson Davis Parish School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 331 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 331 students
Welsh High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Welsh High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Welsh High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Welsh High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is equal to 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
Welsh High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Black
17%
44%
Welsh High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
79%
46%
Welsh High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Welsh High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Welsh High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.35 0.35
Welsh High School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
37%
60%
Welsh High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
9%
7%
Welsh High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,883 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,947 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,522 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson Davis Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
5
Number of Students Managed 5,883 2,019
Jefferson Davis Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 79% 67%
Jefferson Davis Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $64 MM $30 MM
Jefferson Davis Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $62 MM $31 MM
Jefferson Davis Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,947 $13,503
Jefferson Davis Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,522 $14,322
Jefferson Davis Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Lacassine High School (6.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Welsh-roanoke Junior High School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Welsh Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WelshWelsh Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 491 students222 East Bourgeois St
    WelshLA 70591
    (337)734-2351
    0.1PK-5491
  • RoanokeWelsh-roanoke Junior High School
    5.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 272 students8150 West Hwy 90
    RoanokeLA 70581
    (337)753-2317
    5.46-8272
  • LacassineLacassine High School
    6.6 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 655 students409 Algonia Ave
    LacassineLA 70650
    (337)588-4206
    6.6PK-12655
  • JenningsWard Elementary School
    9.2 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 579 students208 East Shankland Ave
    JenningsLA 70546
    (337)824-1235
    9.2PK-2579
  • JenningsJennings High School
    9.6 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 893 students2310 North Sherman St
    JenningsLA 70546
    (337)824-0642
    9.67-12893

School Reviews

I think Welsh High School is one of the finest schools available to a student in this day and time we are in. The teachers care about the student as a person and try to help them in every way to achieve their very best as a rounded individual. Especially in their academic responsibility for themselves, for now and their future.
- Posted by Parent, 09/26/07

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