Sulphur High School

  • Sulphur High School serves 2,025 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (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 67% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sulphur High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Sulphur High School's student population of 2,025 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 109 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,025 students
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Total Classroom Teachers109 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sulphur High School is ranked within the top 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 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sulphur High School is 0.27, 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)#570 out of 1278 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
10%
44%
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White
85%
44%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sulphur High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.270.61
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Graduation Rate
89%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sulphur High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalcasieu Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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