Bolton High School

  • Bolton High School serves 586 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (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 60-64% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Bolton High School's student population of 586 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students586 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bolton High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bolton High School is 0.46, 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#1020 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
69%
44%
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White
25%
45%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bolton High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.460.61
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Graduation Rate55-59%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRapides Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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