Ferriday High School

  • Ferriday High School serves 359 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ferriday High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Ferriday High School's student population of 359 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students359 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ferriday High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ferriday High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1182 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
95%
44%
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White
5%
44%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ferriday High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.100.60
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Graduation Rate90-94%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameConcordia Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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