North Central High School

  • North Central High School serves 323 students in grades 5-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (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 60-64% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • North Central 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 12:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
  • North Central High School operates within the St. Landry Parish School District.
  • St. Landry Parish School District's 67% graduation rate is lower than the Louisiana state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • North Central High School's student population of 323 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 37% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students323 students
North Central High School Total Students (1992-2016)
Gender %North Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
North Central High School Total Teachers (1992-2016)
Students by GradeNorth Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • North Central 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 12:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Central High School is 0.39, 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)40-44%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
North Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2016)
Hispanic
1%
6%
North Central High School Black Students (2002-2016)
Black
74%
44%
North Central High School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
25%
45%
North Central High School White Students (1992-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsNorth Central High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.390.35
North Central High School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Graduation Rate60-79%
79%
North Central High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
54%
North Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
North Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of North Central High School is St. Landry 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.
    • St. Landry Parish School District's student population of 14,320 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 67% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,302 in this district is less than the state average of $24,719. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,309 is less than the state average of $22,732. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
    School District NameSt. Landry Parish School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    35
    2
    Number of Students Managed14,3201,095
    St. Landry Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    57%
    64%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    67%
    70%
    District Graduation Rate
    67%
    79%
    District Total Revenue$153 MM$27 MM
    District Spending$153 MM$25 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,302$24,719
    District Spending / Student$10,309$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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