Oakdale High School
Oakdale High School serves 288 students in grades 9-12.
Oakdale High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).
Oakdale High School's student population of 288 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Oakdale High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Oakdale High School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#319 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education
I was a former Oakdale High School student and enjoyed every minute of it. I found the teachers to be very helpful and informative. I had a chemistry and physics teacher that taught me more than my freshman college professor. I also gained very useful knowledge about the use computers. I even placed out of my first computer class in college. My math and english teachers were always there for me when I needed extra help. I would highly recommend this school. It has always received a bad rap, but I loved every minute of it and miss it dearly!!!
The teachers are lazy and 85% of them will actually tell the students that they don't care because they still get paid wether the students pass or fail. The principal is way too strict and shows favortism to students that are related to her, or in some way their family helps her family out. I actually had a teacher flunk me from her class because i did not want to become a cheerleader! The teachers start rumors about each other and the students, which in turn gives young impressionable teenagers a bad reputation in the school. If you really want your child to go through this kind of tourment and tourture, then by all means enroll inthis school, but if not, then RUN!
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