Plaquemine Senior High School

  • Plaquemine Senior High School serves 1,380 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (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 64% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Plaquemine 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Plaquemine Senior High School's student population of 1,380 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 114 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students1,380 students
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Total Classroom Teachers114 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Plaquemine 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Plaquemine Senior High School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. 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
43%
25%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Hispanic
1%
6%
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Black
61%
44%
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White
38%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Plaquemine Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.490.35
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Graduation Rate
79%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Plaquemine Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIberville Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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