East Ascension High School

  • East Ascension High School serves 1,819 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • East Ascension High School operates within the Ascension Parish School District.
  • Ascension Parish School District's 75% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1819 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 123 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,819 students
East Ascension High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % East Ascension High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 123 teachers
East Ascension High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade East Ascension High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
East Ascension High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
East Ascension High School American Indian Students (2001-2014)
Asian
n/a
2%
East Ascension High School Asian Students (1998-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
East Ascension High School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
n/a
44%
East Ascension High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
n/a
45%
East Ascension High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
East Ascension High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.60 0.61
East Ascension 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.
46%
58%
East Ascension High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
6%
6%
East Ascension High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Ascension Parish School District's student population of 21,602 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,158 in this district is less than the state average of $15,711. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,345 is less than the state average of $15,475. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Ascension Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
4
Number of Students Managed 21,602 1,685
Ascension Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 67%
Ascension Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $260 MM $27 MM
Ascension Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $242 MM $26 MM
Ascension Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,158 $15,711
Ascension Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,345 $15,475
Ascension Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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