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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

School Overview

  • North Central High School's student population of 323 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students323 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Central High School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Hispanic
1%
6%
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Black
74%
44%
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White
25%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Central High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.390.35
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Graduation Rate60-79%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Central High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Landry Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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