Berwick High School

  • Berwick High School serves 562 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Berwick High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
  • Berwick High School operates within the St. Mary Parish School District.
  • St. Mary Parish School District's 85% graduation rate is higher than the Louisiana state average of 79%.

Top Placements

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

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Berwick High School's student population of 562 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students562 students
Berwick High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Berwick High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Berwick High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeBerwick High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Berwick High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Berwick High School is 0.35, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
Berwick High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Berwick High School American Indian Students (1997-2014)
Asian
n/a
2%
Berwick High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
8%
6%
Berwick High School Black Students (1994-2016)
Black
9%
44%
Berwick High School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
80%
45%
Berwick High School White Students (1992-2016)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Berwick High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBerwick High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.350.35
Berwick High School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Graduation Rate90-94%
79%
Berwick High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
54%
Berwick High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
Berwick High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Berwick High School is St. Mary Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 108 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • St. Mary Parish School District's student population of 9,122 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 69% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,115 in this district is less than the state average of $24,719. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,972 is less than the state average of $22,732. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameSt. Mary Parish School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    23
    2
    Number of Students Managed9,1221,095
    St. Mary Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    70%
    64%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    73%
    70%
    District Graduation Rate
    85%
    79%
    District Total Revenue$105 MM$27 MM
    District Spending$103 MM$25 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,115$24,719
    District Spending / Student$10,972$22,732
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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