4820 Hwy 1
Raceland, LA 70394
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Central Lafourche High School serves 1,363 students in grades 9-12.
Central Lafourche High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 29%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 40%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,363 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Central Lafourche High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Central Lafourche High School's student population of 1,363 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 39% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,363 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Lafourche High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Central Lafourche High School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#144 out of 1267 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
28%
29%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
50%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
18%
42%
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White
68%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
98%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Lafourche High School's ranking?

Central Lafourche High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 5%).

What schools are Central Lafourche High School often compared to?

Central Lafourche High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like South Lafourche High School, Thibodaux High School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% LA state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% LA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Central Lafourche High School?

The graduation rate of Central Lafourche High School is 98%, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 84%.

How many students attend Central Lafourche High School?

1,363 students attend Central Lafourche High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

68% of Central Lafourche High School students are White, 18% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Central Lafourche High School?

Central Lafourche High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.

What grades does Central Lafourche High School offer ?

Central Lafourche High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Central Lafourche High School part of?

Central Lafourche High School is part of Lafourche Parish School District.

School Reviews

5   6/16/2020
BBLMS, BBLES, and CLHS are awesome schools to go to the best schools in the whole wide world.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Alexis
5   5/12/2008
Central is a one of a kind school. I may not go to this school but i know plenty of people who have. the acedemic program is a brilliant way to actually get the young people of today thinking and 4 them to actually learn something. I LOVE THIS SCHOOL!!!!!! GO CENTRAL!!!!!!!!!!!!! P.S. i go to slhs but i love central they are so much better in everything they do.!!!!!!!!!!!! keep on being better!!!!!!!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - JULIE

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,363 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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