Amite High Magnet

403 South Laurel Street
Amite, LA 70422
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Amite High Magnet serves 411 students in grades 8-12.
Amite High Magnet placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Amite High Magnet places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Amite High Magnet's student population of 411 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students411 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Amite High Magnet is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Amite High Magnet is 0.38, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1060 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
77%
43%
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White
18%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.380.61
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTangipahoa Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Amite High Magnet is Independence High Magnet (6.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Amite Westside Middle Magnet (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Amite Elementary Magnet School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Amite Amite Elementary Magnet School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 490 students
    0.3 miles
    301 Vernon Avenue
    Amite, LA 70422
    (985) 748-6953
    0.3 PK-4 490
  • Amite Amite Westside Middle Magnet Math: 36% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 406 students
    0.5 miles
    401 West Oak Street
    Amite, LA 70422
    (985) 748-9073
    0.5 5-8 406
  • Roseland Roseland Montessori Math: 56% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 465 students
    3.1 miles
    12516 Times Avenue
    Roseland, LA 70456
    (985) 748-9307
    3.1 PK-8 465
  • Independence Independence Magnet Math: 46% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 307 students
    5.8 miles
    300 West Second Street
    Independence, LA 70443
    (985) 878-4376
    5.8 PK-8 307
  • Independence Independence High Magnet Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 358 students
    6.1 miles
    270 Tiger Avenue
    Independence, LA 70443
    (985) 878-9436
    6.1 8-12 358

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