Westgate High School

2305 Jefferson Island Rd

New Iberia, LA 70560

Tel: (337)365-2431
Grades 9-12
1,109 students
Westgate High School serves 1,109 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Westgate High School operates within the Iberia Parish School District.
Iberia Parish School District's 72% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 1109 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,109 students
Westgate High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Westgate High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Westgate High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Westgate High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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
Westgate High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
8%
2%
Westgate High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Black
52%
44%
Westgate High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
40%
46%
Westgate 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.
0.57 0.35
Westgate 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.
62%
60%
Westgate 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%
Westgate High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Iberia Parish School District's student population of 14,003 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 60% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,586 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,253 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Iberia Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
5
Number of Students Managed 14,003 2,019
Iberia Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 67%
Iberia Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2014)
District Total Revenue $145 MM $30 MM
Iberia Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $141 MM $31 MM
Iberia Parish School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,586 $13,503
Iberia Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,253 $14,322
Iberia Parish School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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 New Iberia Senior High School (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Anderson Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sugarland Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New IberiaSugarland Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 392 students
    0.2 miles
    2403 Jefferson Island Rd
    New IberiaLA 70560
    (337)365-9624
    0.2PK-6392
  • New IberiaJefferson Island Road Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 559 students
    2 miles
    6007 Jefferson Island Rd
    New IberiaLA 70560
    (337)365-1120
    2PK-6559
  • New IberiaPark Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 333 students
    2.2 miles
    1609 West Admiral Doyle Dr
    New IberiaLA 70560
    (337)369-6189
    2.2PK-6333
  • New IberiaAnderson Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 544 students
    2.6 miles
    1059 Anderson St
    New IberiaLA 70560
    (337)365-3932
    2.67-8544
  • New IberiaJohnston Hopkins Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 616 students
    2.7 miles
    1200 Hopkins St
    New IberiaLA 70560
    (337)369-9687
    2.7PK-6616

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