Lake Arthur High School

  • Lake Arthur High School serves 426 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (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 80% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lake Arthur 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 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Lake Arthur High School's student population of 426 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Arthur High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake Arthur High School is 0.31, 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)#364 out of 1278 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
12%
44%
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White
82%
44%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake Arthur High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.310.60
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Graduation Rate≥90%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Davis Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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this school is a very exquisite school to enroll your children into. There are sports available. If your child isn't interested in sports we have band, and other activities provided for the students. the facalty is great. they get along well with all the students. the advisors always try to involve the parents, but it is also up to them to choose wether they want to be involved in their childs schooling activities
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