Airline High School

  • Airline High School serves 1,842 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Airline High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Airline High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Airline High School's student population of 1,842 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,842 students
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Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Airline High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Airline High School is 0.61, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#263 out of 1277 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
35%
43%
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White
52%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.610.61
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Graduation Rate
89%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBossier Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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