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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Plaquemine Senior High School operates within the Iberville Parish School District.
  • Iberville Parish School District's 77% graduation rate is lower than the Louisiana state average of 79%.

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School Overview

  • Plaquemine Senior High School's student population of 1380 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 114 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students1,380 students
Plaquemine Senior High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Plaquemine Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers114 teachers
Plaquemine Senior High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradePlaquemine Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Plaquemine Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
Plaquemine Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Plaquemine Senior High School Black Students (2003-2016)
Black
61%
44%
Plaquemine Senior High School Black Students (1991-2016)
White
38%
45%
Plaquemine Senior High School White Students (1991-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsPlaquemine Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.490.35
Plaquemine Senior High School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Graduation Rate
79%
79%
Plaquemine Senior High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
54%
Plaquemine Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Plaquemine Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Plaquemine Senior High School is Iberville Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 108 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Iberville Parish School District's student population of 4,861 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 55% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $17,884 in this district is less than the state average of $24,719. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $18,163 is less than the state average of $22,732. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
    School District NameIberville Parish School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    7
    2
    Number of Students Managed4,8611,095
    Iberville Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    68%
    64%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    68%
    70%
    District Graduation Rate
    77%
    79%
    District Total Revenue$83 MM$27 MM
    District Spending$84 MM$25 MM
    District Revenue / Student$17,884$24,719
    District Spending / Student$18,163$22,732
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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