Central Lafourche High School

  • Central Lafourche High School serves 1,334 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Central Lafourche High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Central Lafourche High School's student population of 1,334 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Lafourche High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Lafourche High School is 0.45, 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 School Rank (16-17)#327 out of 1278 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
17%
44%
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White
72%
44%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.450.61
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Graduation Rate
96%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafourche Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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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!!!!!!!
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