East Ascension High School

  • East Ascension High School serves 1,819 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the LA average of 15:1.
  • 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 OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,819 students
East Ascension High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %East Ascension High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers123 teachers
East Ascension High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeEast Ascension High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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/an/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.
0.600.35
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 $10,100 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,170 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four years.
School District NameAscension Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
4
Number of Students Managed21,6021,685
Ascension Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate75%67%
Ascension Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue$216 MM$30 MM
Ascension Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$217 MM$31 MM
Ascension Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$10,100$13,503
Ascension Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$10,170$14,322
Ascension Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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