Minden High School

  • Minden High School serves 863 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Minden High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
  • Minden High School operates within the Webster Parish School District.
  • Webster Parish School District's 81% graduation rate is higher than the Louisiana state average of 79%.

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School Overview

  • Minden High School's student population of 863 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students863 students
Minden High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Minden High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
Minden High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeMinden High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Minden High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Minden High School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
Minden High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
2%
Minden High School Asian Students (2008-2011)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Minden High School Black Students (2005-2016)
Black
59%
44%
Minden High School Black Students (1991-2016)
White
40%
45%
Minden High School White Students (1991-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMinden High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.500.35
Minden High School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Graduation Rate
80%
79%
Minden High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
54%
Minden High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
Minden High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Minden High School is Webster Parish School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 108 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Webster Parish School District's student population of 6,350 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 73% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,610 in this district is less than the state average of $24,719. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,896 is less than the state average of $22,732. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
    School District NameWebster Parish School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    15
    2
    Number of Students Managed6,3501,095
    Webster Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    57%
    64%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    65%
    70%
    District Graduation Rate
    81%
    79%
    District Total Revenue$77 MM$27 MM
    District Spending$79 MM$25 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,610$24,719
    District Spending / Student$11,896$22,732
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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    Minden High School is an incredible school filled with school spirit. We as students come together when necessary and are an amazing school! We take pride in the Crimson Tide!
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