Ellender Memorial High School

3012 Patriot Drive
Houma, LA 70363
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Ellender Memorial High School serves 1,012 students in grades 9-12.
Ellender Memorial High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Ellender Memorial High School's student population of 1,012 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,012 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Ellender Memorial High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Ellender Memorial High School is 0.74, which is more 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
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#606 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
18%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
7%
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Black
36%
43%
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White
30%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Graduation Rate
88%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
7%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,012 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Top 50% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74 (Top 1%)

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