Iota High School

  • Iota High School serves 565 students in grades 5-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Iota High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Iota High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Iota High School's student population of 565 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students565 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Iota High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Iota High School is 0.14, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#264 out of 1277 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
2%
43%
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White
93%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.140.61
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Graduation Rate≥95%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAcadia Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Iota Iota Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 306 students
    0.0 miles
    426 South Fifth Street
    Iota, LA 70543
    (337) 779-2536
    0.0 6-8 306
  • Iota Iota Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 584 students
    0.7 miles
    470 West Kennedy Street
    Iota, LA 70543
    (337) 779-2581
    0.7 PK-5 584
  • Evangeline Evangeline Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 226 students
    6.1 miles
    1448 Old Evangeline Highway
    Evangeline, LA 70537
    (337) 824-1368
    6.1 PK-8 226
  • Egan Egan Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 218 students
    6.2 miles
    2166 Egan Highway
    Egan, LA 70531
    (337) 783-4148
    6.2 PK-8 218
  • Crowley Crowley High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 655 students
    7.4 miles
    263 Hensgens Road
    Crowley, LA 70526
    (337) 783-5313
    7.4 7-12 655

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