Minden High School

  • Minden High School serves 874 students in grades 9 - 12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Minden High School operates within the Webster Parish School District.
  • Webster Parish School District's 63% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 874 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 874 students
Minden High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Minden High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Minden High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Minden High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Minden High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
2%
Minden High School Asian Students (2008-2011)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Minden High School Black Students (2005-2014)
Black
55%
44%
Minden High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
44%
46%
Minden High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Minden High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.51 0.35
Minden High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
51%
60%
Minden High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
4%
7%
Minden High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Webster Parish School District's student population of 6,613 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 65% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,827 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,093 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Webster Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
5
Number of Students Managed 6,613 2,019
Webster Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 63% 67%
Webster Parish School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $77 MM $30 MM
Webster Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $79 MM $31 MM
Webster Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,827 $13,503
Webster Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,093 $14,322
Webster Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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5  6/23/2009
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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