Ellender Memorial High School

  • Ellender Memorial High School serves 996 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 72% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Ellender Memorial High School's student population of 996 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students996 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ellender Memorial High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ellender Memorial High School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#896 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
19%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
6%
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Black
38%
44%
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White
31%
45%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ellender Memorial High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.720.36
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Graduation Rate
76%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTerrebonne Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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