Denham Springs Freshman High School
Denham Springs Freshman High School serves 654 students in grades 8-9.
Denham Springs Freshman 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 83% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).
- Grades: 8-9
- Enrollment: 654 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
- Minority Enrollment: 30%
- Graduation Rate: ≤20% (Btm 50% in LA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20%
- Math Proficiency: 83% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 85% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education
Denham Springs Freshman High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Denham Springs Freshman High School's student population of 654 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 32% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Denham Springs Freshman 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 Denham Springs Freshman High School is 0.48, 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
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#209 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education
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