Castor High School

140 Front Street
Castor, LA 71016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Castor High School serves 588 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Castor High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Castor High School's student population of 588 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students588 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Castor High School is ranked within the top 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 Castor High School is 0.19, 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
#415 out of 1277 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
7%
43%
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White
90%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.190.61
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBienville 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 Castor High School is Ringgold High School (7.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ringgold Elementary School (7.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ringgold Ringgold Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 269 students
    7.8 miles
    4044 Bienville Rd. Suite A
    Ringgold, LA 71068
    (318) 894-2911
    7.8 PK-5 269
  • Ringgold Ringgold High School
    Grades: 6-12 | 251 students
    7.8 miles
    4044 Bienville Rd. Suite B
    Ringgold, LA 71068
    (318) 894-2271
    7.8 6-12 251
  • Saline Saline High School
    Grades: PK-12 | 378 students
    12.8 miles
    1255 Cooper Street
    Saline, LA 71070
    (318) 576-3215
    12.8 PK-12 378
  • Bienville Bienville Educational Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12
    13.2 miles
    325 Main Street-highway 507
    Bienville, LA 71008
    (318) 385-7554
    13.2 PK-12 n/a
  • Bienville Bienville High School
    Grades: PK-12 | 20 students
    13.2 miles
    325 Main Street Hwy 507
    Bienville, LA 71008
    (318) 385-7591
    13.2 PK-12 20

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