Pearl River High School

  • Pearl River High School serves 710 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Pearl River High School operates within the St. Tammany Parish School District.
  • St. Tammany Parish School District's 79% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 710 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 710 students
Pearl River High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Pearl River High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Pearl River High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Pearl River High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Pearl River High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Pearl River High School American Indian Students (2004-2006)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Pearl River High School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
7%
44%
Pearl River High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
91%
45%
Pearl River High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Pearl River High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Pearl River 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.
0.17 0.61
Pearl River 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.
48%
58%
Pearl River 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.
10%
6%
Pearl River High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • St. Tammany Parish School District's student population of 37,841 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,362 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 $11,743 is less than the state average of $15,475. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name St. Tammany Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
4
Number of Students Managed 37,841 1,685
St. Tammany Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 79% 67%
St. Tammany Parish School District Graduation Rate (1995-2010)
District Total Revenue $466 MM $27 MM
St. Tammany Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $443 MM $26 MM
St. Tammany Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,362 $15,711
St. Tammany Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,743 $15,475
St. Tammany 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 Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pearl RiverLittle Pearl Elementary School
    Grades: PK-KG | 119 students
    0.6 miles
    63829 Hwy 11
    Pearl RiverLA 70452
    (985)863-5906
    0.6PK-KG119
  • Pearl RiverRiverside Elementary School
    Grades: 1-5 | 458 students
    0.6 miles
    38480 Sullivan Drive
    Pearl RiverLA 70452
    (985)863-3141
    0.61-5458
  • Pearl RiverCreekside Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 542 students
    0.8 miles
    65434 Highway 41
    Pearl RiverLA 70452
    (985)863-5882
    0.86-8542
  • SlidellAlton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 206 students
    2.5 miles
    38276 North 5th Avenue
    SlidellLA 70460
    (985)863-5353
    2.5PK-5206
  • SlidellWhispering Forest Elementary School
    Grades: PK-3 | 547 students
    3.6 miles
    38374 Spiehler Road
    SlidellLA 70458
    (985)641-3400
    3.6PK-3547

School Reviews

5  5/21/2012
I love PRHS! This school had teachers who provide high quality education for students. I have been here for three years and I am a Junior. I graduate year 2013 and so far this school has been the best one yet!
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