West Monroe High School

West Monroe High School serves 2,142 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
West Monroe High School operates within the Ouachita Parish School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 2142 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 131 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,142 students
West Monroe High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % West Monroe High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 131 teachers
West Monroe High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade West Monroe 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 0.39 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 16:1 16:1
West Monroe High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
5%
West Monroe High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
23%
44%
West Monroe High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
75%
46%
West Monroe High School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups West Monroe 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.
0.39 0.35
West Monroe 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.
38%
60%
West Monroe High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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%
West Monroe High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,923 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,608 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,257 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 37% over four years.
School District Name Ouachita Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
5
Number of Students Managed 19,923 2,019
Ouachita Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 67%
Ouachita Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $205 MM $30 MM
Ouachita Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $218 MM $31 MM
Ouachita Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,608 $13,503
Ouachita Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,257 $14,322
Ouachita 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 Neville High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Robert E. Lee Junior High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Boley Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West MonroeOuachita Parish Alternative School Program
    Alternative School
    0.3 miles1600 North 7th St
    West MonroeLA 71291
    (318)323-5991
    0.3n/a
  • West MonroeBoley Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 216 students2213 Cypress St
    West MonroeLA 71291
    (318)387-7378
    0.5PK-5216
  • MonroeNeville High School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 951 students600 Forsythe Ave
    MonroeLA 71201
    (318)323-2237
    0.99-12951
  • West MonroeCrosley Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-KG | 226 students700 Natchitoches St
    West MonroeLA 71291
    (318)325-3634
    1.1PK-KG226
  • West MonroeHighland Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 278 students1501 Wellerman Rd
    West MonroeLA 71291
    (318)396-1213
    1.5PK-5278

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