2400 Tiger Drive
Morgan City, LA 70380
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Morgan City High School serves 667 students in grades 9-12.
Morgan City 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 667 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Morgan City High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

Morgan City High School's student population of 667 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
667 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Morgan City High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Morgan City High School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#865 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
25%
9%
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Black
22%
42%
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White
46%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
81%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
3%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

4   5/6/2021
Pretty good school overall! the foods nasty and the teachers care about the wrong things. But it's good other than that.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - ma

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 667 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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