Denham Springs Freshman High School

  • Denham Springs Freshman High School serves 614 students in grades 8-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (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 88% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) 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 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Denham Springs Freshman High School's student population of 614 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-9
Total Students614 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Denham Springs Freshman High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
88%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Denham Springs Freshman High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Denham Springs Freshman High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Denham Springs Freshman High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
11%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Denham Springs Freshman High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
79%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Denham Springs Freshman High School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Denham Springs Freshman High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.360.61
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Graduation Rate
≤20%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Denham Springs Freshman High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Denham Springs Freshman High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLivingston Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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