South Cameron High School

  • South Cameron High School serves 277 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is approximately equal to the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • South Cameron High School's student population of 277 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students277 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Cameron High School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Cameron High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#726 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
3%
44%
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White
87%
45%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.240.36
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Graduation Rate≥80%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCameron Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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