Converse High School

Converse High School serves 578 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is equal to the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Converse 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 32% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Converse High School's student population of 578 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students578 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Converse 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 Converse High School is 0.47, 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
#653 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
26%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
2%
43%
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White
68%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.470.61
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSabine 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 Converse High School is Zwolle High School (10.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Zwolle Elementary School (10.9 miles away)
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