Ville Platte High School

  • Ville Platte High School serves 791 students in grades 4-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is equal to 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Ville Platte High School's student population of 791 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Total Students791 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Ville Platte High School
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ville Platte High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ville Platte 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#671 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ville Platte High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ville Platte 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 Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ville Platte High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
69%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ville Platte High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
28%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ville Platte High School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ville Platte 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 Rate80-84%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ville Platte High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ville Platte High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvangeline Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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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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