Pearl River High School

  • Pearl River High School serves 731 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Pearl River High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Pearl River High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Pearl River High School's student population of 731 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students731 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pearl River High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Pearl River High School is 0.27, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#350 out of 1277 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
9%
43%
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White
85%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pearl River High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.270.61
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Graduation Rate90-94%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pearl River High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Tammany Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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