Pitkin High School

  • Pitkin High School serves 496 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (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 77% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Pitkin 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 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Pitkin High School's student population of 496 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students496 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pitkin High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pitkin High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#366 out of 1278 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
n/a
44%
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White
95%
44%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pitkin High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.100.60
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Graduation Rate≥90%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVernon Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Pitkin High School is Plainview High School (9.6 miles away)
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