456 South Fifth Street
Iota, LA 70543
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Iota High School serves 626 students in grades 5-12.
Iota High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 29%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 40%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 626 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Iota High School's student population of 626 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
Total Students
626 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Iota High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,237 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Iota High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#242 out of 1237 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
29%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
1%
42%
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White
92%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
5%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Iota High School's ranking?

Iota High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 5%).

What schools are Iota High School often compared to?

Iota High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Church Point High School, Midland High School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% LA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% LA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Iota High School?

The graduation rate of Iota High School is 95%, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 84%.

How many students attend Iota High School?

626 students attend Iota High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

92% of Iota High School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Iota High School?

Iota High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.

What grades does Iota High School offer ?

Iota High School offers enrollment in grades 5-12

What school district is Iota High School part of?

Iota High School is part of Acadia Parish School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 626 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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