Opelousas Senior High School

  • Opelousas Senior High School serves 772 students in grades 9-12.
  • 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 65-69% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Opelousas Senior 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Opelousas Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Opelousas Senior High School's student population of 772 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 91% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students772 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Opelousas Senior 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 diversity score of Opelousas Senior High School is 0.33, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#920 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
6%
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Black
80%
44%
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White
18%
45%
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Diversity Score0.330.36
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Graduation Rate
49%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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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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