Live Oak High School

  • Live Oak High School serves 1,321 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 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 82% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Live Oak High School's student population of 1,321 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Live Oak High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Live Oak High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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#215 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Live Oak High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
4%
44%
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White
93%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Live Oak High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.130.36
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Graduation Rate
95%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Live Oak High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLivingston Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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This school was a saving grace for me when I transferred there in 1997. So much to do, friendly atmosphere, wonderful staff and my grades improved dramatically. Hail Live Oak High, Geaux Eagles!
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