723 O'neal Street
Deridder, LA 70634
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Deridder High School serves 766 students in grades 8-12.
Deridder 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 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Deridder High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Deridder High School's student population of 766 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 42% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Total Students
766 students
This chart display total students of Deridder High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Deridder High School
Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Deridder High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Deridder High School by grade.

School Rankings

Deridder 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 Deridder High School is 0.59, 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 Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#251 out of 1267 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Deridder High School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Deridder 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Deridder 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Deridder 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%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Deridder High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Deridder High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Deridder High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
31%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Deridder High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
56%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Deridder 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
6%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Deridder High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Deridder High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Deridder High School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
81%
This chart display graduation rate of Deridder High School and public school graduation rate of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Deridder 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
8%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Deridder High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Deridder High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

All-Girl Public High Schools: Improving Confidence and College Success
All-Girl Public High Schools: Improving Confidence and College Success
While all-girl public high schools are not prevalent, their advantages are significant. Learn about the academic and social benefits of an all-girls education.
4 Ways Parents Can Turn a Campus into a Top Public School
4 Ways Parents Can Turn a Campus into a Top Public School
Every campus has the potential to become a top public school. Learn about what you can do as a parent to improve your child's public school.
Segregation: A Modern Problem for Public Schools in the South
Segregation: A Modern Problem for Public Schools in the South
Learn about the unfortunate cases of segregation that are arising in public schools in the South, as well as the legal rulings forcing desegregation once again.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Students: 766 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59 (Top 20%)

Related School Videos

Quick Links