Belle Chasse High School

  • Belle Chasse High School serves 903 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Belle Chasse High School's student population of 903 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students903 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belle Chasse High School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Belle Chasse High School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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#161 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
6%
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Black
21%
44%
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White
66%
45%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Belle Chasse High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.520.36
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Graduation Rate
91%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlaquemines Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Belle chasse high school. home of the fighting cardinals and district champion cheerleaders. if you go to belle chasse high you know that looks are all that matters here. this school cares little to nothing about the actual students unless they are honors, AP, special education or athletic. this school cares more about what belt you wear more than what classes you're failing. I learned most of my education in 8th grade at BCA; the fact that a middle school has taught me more than 2 years here is honestly sad. I would not recommend this school to anyone with a history of needing help. if you've ever needed tutoring don't come here. the most you will get is 5 minutes of repeating the problem. unless you're athletic and can handle grades perfectly or a super genius naturally then I don't recommend this school. also to parents checking reviews, BCHS has had children jailed, caught having sex in bathrooms, drug dealings and oh yeah a teacher here who was caught with meth and heroin.
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