Central Lafourche High School

  • Central Lafourche High School serves 1,340 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Central Lafourche High School operates within the Lafourche Parish School District.
  • Lafourche Parish School District's 63% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1340 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,340 students
Central Lafourche High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Central Lafourche High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Central Lafourche High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Central Lafourche High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
Central Lafourche High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
Central Lafourche High School American Indian Students (1996-2015)
Hispanic
4%
6%
Central Lafourche High School Black Students (2002-2015)
Black
17%
44%
Central Lafourche High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
74%
45%
Central Lafourche High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Central Lafourche High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Central Lafourche High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.42 0.35
Central Lafourche High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Central Lafourche High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Central Lafourche High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Lafourche Parish School District's student population of 14,796 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 67% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,842 in this district is less than the state average of $17,637. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,838 is less than the state average of $18,076. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lafourche Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
4
Number of Students Managed 14,796 1,685
Lafourche Parish School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 63% 67%
Lafourche Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $159 MM $30 MM
Lafourche Parish School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $159 MM $31 MM
Lafourche Parish School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,842 $17,637
Lafourche Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,838 $18,076
Lafourche Parish School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

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!!!!!!!
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