Port Allen High School

  • Port Allen High School serves 445 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the LA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Port Allen High School operates within the West Baton Rouge Parish School District.
  • West Baton Rouge Parish School District's 72% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 445 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students445 students
Port Allen High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Port Allen High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Port Allen High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradePort Allen High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
Port Allen High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Port Allen High School Asian Students (2004-2008)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Port Allen High School Black Students (2012-2015)
Black
73%
44%
Port Allen High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
26%
45%
Port Allen High School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Port Allen High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic GroupsPort Allen High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA 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.
0.400.61
Port Allen High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
73%
58%
Port Allen High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
7%
6%
Port Allen High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • West Baton Rouge Parish School District's student population of 3,949 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 69% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,603 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,276 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District NameWest Baton Rouge Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
4
Number of Students Managed3,9491,685
West Baton Rouge Parish School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate72%67%
West Baton Rouge Parish School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$45 MM$30 MM
West Baton Rouge Parish School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$44 MM$31 MM
West Baton Rouge Parish School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,603$13,503
West Baton Rouge Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,276$14,322
West Baton Rouge Parish School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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