Hicks High School

  • Hicks High School serves 355 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Hicks High School's student population of 355 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 43% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hicks High School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hicks High School is 0.06, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#82 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
n/a
44%
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White
97%
45%
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Diversity Score0.060.61
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Graduation Rate≥80%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVernon Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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