210 West Cotton Street
Ville Platte, LA 70586
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Ville Platte High School serves 806 students in grades 4-12.
Ville Platte 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (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 68% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Ville Platte High School's student population of 806 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
806 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Ville Platte High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Ville Platte High School is 0.47, 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 Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#609 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
67%
43%
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White
29%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
81%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
I really enjoy going to this school.We are trying our hardest with the help of our teachers, principal and vice principals, parents, and other volunteers to raise our GPAs.At this school we have a wonderful band, basketball teams,football team,choir,majorettes,danceline,cheerleaders, and pep squad.Our Boy's basketball team is in the playoffs we are district and bi-district champs.We always have a crowd of fans supporting us.We have very good realtionships with our teacher I love to get up early every morning to go to school. We have fun at our school. I would reccomend our school to anyone because we are wonderful people.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 4-12
  • Students: 806 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.47 (Top 50%)

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