Avoyelles High School

  • Avoyelles High School serves 650 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Avoyelles High School's student population of 650 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students650 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Avoyelles High School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Avoyelles High School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Avoyelles High School is 0.52, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#1066 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Avoyelles High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Avoyelles High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
49%
44%
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White
49%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Avoyelles High School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Avoyelles High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.520.61
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Graduation Rate80-84%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Avoyelles High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAvoyelles Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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