O. Comeaux High School

  • O. Comeaux High School serves 1,934 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • O. Comeaux High School operates within the Lafayette Parish School District.
  • Lafayette Parish School District's 72% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1934 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,934 students
O. Comeaux High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % O. Comeaux High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
O. Comeaux High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade O. Comeaux High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 21:1 16:1
O. Comeaux High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
O. Comeaux High School American Indian Students (2010-2013)
Asian
2%
2%
O. Comeaux High School Asian Students (1993-2015)
Hispanic
4%
6%
O. Comeaux High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
28%
44%
O. Comeaux High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
66%
45%
O. Comeaux High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
O. Comeaux High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups O. Comeaux High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.49 0.35
O. Comeaux High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
32%
58%
O. Comeaux High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
5%
6%
O. Comeaux High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lafayette Parish School District's student population of 29,948 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 93% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,215 in this district is less than the state average of $15,711. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,916 is less than the state average of $15,475. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Lafayette Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
4
Number of Students Managed 29,948 1,685
Lafayette Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 67%
Lafayette Parish School District Graduation Rate (1995-2010)
District Total Revenue $347 MM $27 MM
Lafayette Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $338 MM $26 MM
Lafayette Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,215 $15,711
Lafayette Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,916 $15,475
Lafayette Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  2/25/2011
I would recommend the school but NOT the band program. The current director Chris Smith is running the program into the ground, along with student morale. He runs the band program as a business for his own benefit and also runs it as a completely different entity from the school and Lafayette parish school board. Students are leaving after their junior year in band to finish their senior year & graduate from another school solely because of Mr.Smith. I think this speaks volumes !!
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