Zachary High School

Zachary High School serves 1,577 students in grades 8 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Zachary High School operates within the Zachary Community School District.
Zachary Community School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 1577 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 106 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,577 students
Zachary High School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Zachary High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 106 teachers
Zachary High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Zachary High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Zachary High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Zachary High School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Zachary High School Black Students (2008-2014)
Black
47%
44%
Zachary High School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
51%
46%
Zachary High School White Students (2004-2014)
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.
0.52 0.60
Zachary High School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
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.
30%
60%
Zachary High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
7%
7%
Zachary High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Zachary Community School District's student population of 4,657 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,379 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Zachary Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed 4,657 1,927
Zachary Community   School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 67%
Zachary Community   School District Graduation Rate (2004-2014)
District Total Revenue $56 MM n/a
Zachary Community   School District District Total Revenue (2004-2010)
District Spending $68 MM n/a
Zachary Community   School District District Spending (2004-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,379 n/a
Zachary Community   School District District Revenue / Student (2004-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,742 n/a
Zachary Community   School District District Spending / Student (2004-2010)
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 Baker High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwestern Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Zachary Early Learning Center (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ZacharyZachary Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 217 students
    0.3 miles
    4400 Rollins Rd Extension
    ZacharyLA 70791
    (225)658-2786
    0.3PK217
  • ZacharyNorthwestern Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 1250 students
    0.5 miles
    5200 East Central Ave
    ZacharyLA 70791
    (225)654-9201
    0.55-81250
  • ZacharyZachary Elementary School
    Grades: 3 | 401 students
    0.8 miles
    3775 Hemlock St
    ZacharyLA 70791
    (225)654-4036
    0.83401
  • ZacharyNorthwestern Elementary School
    Grades: KG | 404 students
    0.9 miles
    4200 Rollins Rd
    ZacharyLA 70791
    (225)654-2786
    0.9KG404
  • ZacharyRollins Place Elementary School

    1.3 miles
    4488 Rollins Rd
    ZacharyLA 70791
    (225)654-8270
    1.3n/an/a

School Reviews

A great school system with a sense of greatness who assumes that their success is the same as the entire community. The fees are horrendous as they think all families with children going to these areas can afford any payment. A prom dance should not be 65$ when years ago you could have gone years ago for significantly less. a student doesn't need 50$ worth of supplies for things the teacher needs and the student may not use. This is not a school, just like college, it's a business. It facilitates making money of every lower-middle class child who the school assumes can pay it and then get threatened when it can't be afforded. Walking across a stage shouldn't cost 50$ for a cap and gown either. Every student these ill-developed administrators see are just dollar signs. Once again, students should get their education from a school, not the business of Zachary High
- Posted by Parent, 12/28/15

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