St. James High School
St. James High School serves 590 students in grades 7-12.
St. James High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).
- Grades: 7-12
- Enrollment: 590 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 79%
- Graduation Rate: 80-84% (Btm 50% in LA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30%
- Math Proficiency: 74% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 87% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education
St. James High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
St. James High School's student population of 590 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
St. James High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of St. James High School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#294 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education
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