2200 West Mcneese
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Alfred M. Barbe High School serves 2,032 students in grades 9-12.
Alfred M. Barbe High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Alfred M. Barbe High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

Alfred M. Barbe High School's student population of 2,032 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,032 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
99 teachers
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School Rankings

Alfred M. Barbe High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Alfred M. Barbe High School is 0.55, which is less than 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 Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#205 out of 1267 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
32%
43%
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White
59%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
90%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,032 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 30%)

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