Bossier High School

777 Bearkat Drive
Bossier City, LA 71111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Bossier High School serves 790 students in grades 8-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Bossier High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Bossier High School's student population of 790 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students790 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Bossier High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bossier High School is 0.59, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#911 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
7%
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Black
59%
43%
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White
21%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.590.61
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBossier Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Bossier High School is Alexander Learning Center (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bossier Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bossier City Bossier Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 295 students
    0.4 miles
    1000 Traffic Street
    Bossier City, LA 71111
    (318) 549-6350
    0.4 PK-5 295
  • Bossier City Central Park Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 391 students
    1.1 miles
    900 Central Park Boulevard
    Bossier City, LA 71112
    (318) 549-6400
    1.1 PK-5 391
  • Shreveport Alexander Learning Center Special Education School
    Grades: 2-12 | 74 students
    1.5 miles
    3860 Hutchinson
    Shreveport, LA 71109
    (318) 636-5017
    1.5 2-12 74
  • Shreveport Caddo Parish Magnet High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,054 student
    1.6 miles
    1601 Viking Drive
    Shreveport, LA 71101
    (318) 221-2501
    1.6 9-12 1,054
  • Bossier City Rusheon Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 530 students
    1.7 miles
    2401 Old Minden Road
    Bossier City, LA 71112
    (318) 549-6610
    1.7 6-8 530

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