South Cameron High School

  • South Cameron High School serves 244 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.
  • South Cameron 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

South Cameron High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • South Cameron High School's student population of 244 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students244 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Cameron High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Cameron High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#782 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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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 Ratio9:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
2%
44%
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White
91%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.170.61
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Graduation Rate≥80%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCameron Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to South Cameron High School is Grand Lake High School (16.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake Charles Grand Lake High School
    Grades: PK-12 | 776 students
    16.6 miles
    1039 Hwy 384 Grand Lake
    Lake Charles, LA 70607
    (337)905-2231
    16.6 PK-12 776
  • Hackberry Hackberry High School
    Grades: PK-12 | 238 students
    21.0 miles
    1390 School Street
    Hackberry, LA 70645
    (337)762-3305
    21.0 PK-12 238
  • Bell City Bell City High School
    Grades: PK-12 | 760 students
    25.0 miles
    7161 Highway 14 East
    Bell City, LA 70630
    (337)217-4500
    25.0 PK-12 760
  • Lake Charles M. J. Kaufman Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 418 students
    26.4 miles
    301 Tekel Road
    Lake Charles, LA 70607
    (337)217-4740
    26.4 PK-5 418
  • Lake Charles Dolby Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 395 students
    27.3 miles
    817 Jefferson Drive
    Lake Charles, LA 70605
    (337)217-4730
    27.3 PK-5 395

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