Jewel M. Sumner High School

  • Jewel M. Sumner High School serves 520 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Jewel M. Sumner High School operates within the Tangipahoa Parish School District.
  • Tangipahoa Parish School District's 67% graduation rate is equal to the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 520 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 520 students
Jewel M. Sumner High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Jewel M. Sumner High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Jewel M. Sumner High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Jewel M. Sumner High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Jewel M. Sumner High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Jewel M. Sumner High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
32%
44%
Jewel M. Sumner High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
66%
45%
Jewel M. Sumner High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Jewel M. Sumner High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Jewel M. Sumner High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.47 0.61
Jewel M. Sumner High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
66%
58%
Jewel M. Sumner High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
6%
Jewel M. Sumner High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Tangipahoa Parish School District's student population of 19,937 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,580 in this district is less than the state average of $15,711. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,514 is less than the state average of $15,475. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Tangipahoa Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
4
Number of Students Managed 19,937 1,685
Tangipahoa Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 67%
Tangipahoa Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $191 MM $27 MM
Tangipahoa Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $190 MM $26 MM
Tangipahoa Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,580 $15,711
Tangipahoa Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,514 $15,475
Tangipahoa Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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