East Ascension High School

612 E Worthy Street

Gonzales, LA 70737
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (225)391-6100
  • East Ascension High School serves 1,905 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the LA average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), 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 1905 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 140 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,905 students
East Ascension High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %East Ascension High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers140 teachers
East Ascension High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeEast Ascension High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more 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 Ratio14:113:1
East Ascension High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
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
14%
6%
East Ascension High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
42%
44%
East Ascension High School Black Students (1991-2016)
White
44%
45%
East Ascension High School White Students (1991-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsEast Ascension High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.620.61
East Ascension High School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
54%
East Ascension High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
East Ascension High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

District Comparison

  • Ascension Parish School District's student population of 21,899 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 76% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,275 in this district is less than the state average of $24,719. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,347 is less than the state average of $22,732. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameAscension Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
2
Number of Students Managed21,8991,095
Ascension Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate75%67%
Ascension Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2016)
District Total Revenue$216 MM$27 MM
Ascension Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$217 MM$25 MM
Ascension Parish School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$10,275$24,719
Ascension Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,347$22,732
Ascension Parish School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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  • Gonzales Pecan Grove Primary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 562 students
    0.1 miles
    1712 South Pecan Grove Avenu
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-7450
    0.1 PK-5 562
  • Gonzales Gonzales Primary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 493 students
    0.8 miles
    521 North Burnside Avenue
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-6700
    0.8 PK-5 493
  • Gonzales G. W. Carver Primary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 499 students
    1.4 miles
    11310 Legacy Oaks Lane
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-6800
    1.4 PK-5 499
  • Gonzales Gonzales Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 641 students
    1.4 miles
    1502 West Orice Roth Street
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-6450
    1.4 6-8 641
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    Grades: 8-12 | 2009 students
    2.9 miles
    12035 Hwy 431
    Saint Amant, LA 70774
    (225)391-6000
    2.9 8-12 2009

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