South Lafourche High School

  • South Lafourche High School serves 1,036 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 82% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • South Lafourche High School's student population of 1,036 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,036 students
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Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Lafourche High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Lafourche High School is 0.45, which is more 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#278 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Lafourche High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
9%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
6%
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Black
3%
44%
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White
73%
45%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Lafourche High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.450.36
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Graduation Rate
97%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafourche Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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