Pearl River High School

  • Pearl River High School serves 757 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is approximately equal to the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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 757 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students757 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pearl River High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pearl River High School is 0.20, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#175 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pearl River High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
7%
44%
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White
89%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.200.61
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Graduation Rate90-94%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Tammany Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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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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