Cameron Parish School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 4 public schools in Cameron Parish School District, serving 1,356 students.
  • Public school in Cameron Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 75% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 79% (versus the 70% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana.
  • The top ranked public schools in Cameron Parish School District are Grand Lake High School, Johnson Bayou High School and Hackberry High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the Louisiana public school average of 18:1.

Overview

School District NameCameron Parish School District
School District Phone Number(337)775-5784
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
# of Schools4 Schools1,390 Schools
# of Students1,356 Students715,114 Students
# of Teachers125 Teachers40,276 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:118:1

District Comparison

  • Cameron Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 190 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cameron Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
70%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cameron Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥95%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cameron Parish  School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.190.61
# of American Indian Students3 Students4,792 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students5 Students11,353 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students92 Students49,532 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
7%
# of Black Students14 Students311,575 Students
% Black Students
1%
43%
# of White Students1,221 Students319,574 Students
% White Students
90%
45%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a549 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students21 Students17,739 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:5627,491
# of Students in Kindergarten:9553,085
# of Students in 1st Grade:9354,599
# of Students in 2nd Grade:12153,486
# of Students in 3rd Grade:10055,409
# of Students in 4th Grade:10455,850
# of Students in 5th Grade:10755,472
# of Students in 6th Grade:10253,705
# of Students in 7th Grade:8952,938
# of Students in 8th Grade:10152,225
# of Students in 9th Grade:9356,540
# of Students in 10th Grade:8551,656
# of Students in 11th Grade:11647,514
# of Students in 12th Grade:9445,144
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $36,902 in this school district is less than the state average of $54,312. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $42,504 is less than the state average of $51,430. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
Total Revenue$47 MM$41 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cameron Parish  School District and average revenue for each school distric in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$54 MM$39 MM
This chart display total spending of Cameron Parish  School District and average spending for each school distric in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$36,902$54,312
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cameron Parish  School District and average revenue per public school student in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$42,504$51,430
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cameron Parish  School District and average spending per public school student in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Cameron Parish School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Grand Lake High School Math: 83% | Reading: 84%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1039 Hwy 384 Grand Lake
    Lake Charles, LA 70607
    (337)905-2231

    Grades: PK-12 | 776 students
  • Hackberry High School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1390 School Street
    Hackberry, LA 70645
    (337)762-3305

    Grades: PK-12 | 238 students
  • Johnson Bayou High School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank: Top 50%
    6304 Gulf Beach Highway
    Cameron, LA 70631
    (337)569-2138

    Grades: PK-12 | 98 students
  • South Cameron High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    753 Oak Grove Highway
    Grand Chenier, LA 70643
    (337)542-4628

    Grades: PK-12 | 244 students
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