Sam Houston High School

  • Sam Houston High School serves 1,223 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the LA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Sam Houston High School operates within the Calcasieu Parish School District.
  • Calcasieu Parish School District's 71% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1223 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,223 students
Sam Houston High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Sam Houston High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
Sam Houston High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSam Houston High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Sam Houston High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Sam Houston High School American Indian Students (2006-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Sam Houston High School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Sam Houston High School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
n/a
44%
Sam Houston High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
n/a
45%
Sam Houston High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Sam Houston High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.260.35
Sam Houston High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
22%
58%
Sam Houston High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
3%
6%
Sam Houston High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Calcasieu Parish School District's student population of 31,352 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,574 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,137 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameCalcasieu Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
57
4
Number of Students Managed31,3521,685
Calcasieu Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate71%67%
Calcasieu Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue$344 MM$30 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$362 MM$31 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$10,574$13,503
Calcasieu Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$11,137$14,322
Calcasieu Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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