Natchitoches Central High School

  • Natchitoches Central High School serves 1,361 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (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 65% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Natchitoches Central High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Natchitoches Central High School's student population of 1,361 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,361 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Natchitoches Central High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Natchitoches Central High School is 0.52, which is more 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#568 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
6%
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Black
58%
44%
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White
38%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Natchitoches Central High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.520.36
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Graduation Rate
82%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNatchitoches Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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