Block High School

  • Block High School serves 272 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Block High School operates within the Catahoula Parish School District.
  • Catahoula Parish School District's 66% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 272 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 272 students
Block High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Block High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Block High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Block High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Block High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
2%
Block High School Asian Students (2012-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Block High School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
59%
44%
Block High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
40%
45%
Block High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Block High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Block High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.35
Block High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
72%
58%
Block High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
6%
Block High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Catahoula Parish School District's student population of 1,461 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 91% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,699 in this district is less than the state average of $15,711. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,233 is less than the state average of $15,475. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Catahoula Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 1,461 1,685
Catahoula Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 66% 67%
Catahoula Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $27 MM
Catahoula Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $18 MM $26 MM
Catahoula Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,699 $15,711
Catahoula Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,233 $15,475
Catahoula Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

2  6/30/2010
The academic programs were crappy. Very often you find yourself sitting there doing nothing. The only extracurriculars they have are baseball, football, basketball, and band. The facilities are really worn down and crappy, bathrooms still have asbestos in them. The teachers don't really care about you and wont help you make up work if you miss a few days. Sometimes they will even lie and say you didn't miss anything and at the end of the 6 weeks you have an F because of it.There isn't really any parent involvement.
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