Welsh High School

  • Welsh High School serves 345 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Welsh High School operates within the Jefferson Davis Parish School District.
  • Jefferson Davis Parish School District's 79% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 345 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 345 students
Welsh High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Welsh High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Welsh High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Welsh High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.40 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Welsh High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Welsh High School Asian Students (1996-2007)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Welsh High School Black Students (1996-2015)
Black
19%
44%
Welsh High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
75%
45%
Welsh High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Welsh High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Welsh High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Welsh High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.40 0.35
Welsh High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
58%
Welsh High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Welsh High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jefferson Davis Parish School District's student population of 5,809 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,132 in this district is less than the state average of $15,711. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,720 is less than the state average of $15,475. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jefferson Davis Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed 5,809 1,685
Jefferson Davis Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 79% 67%
Jefferson Davis Parish School District Graduation Rate (1995-2010)
District Total Revenue $66 MM $27 MM
Jefferson Davis Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $63 MM $26 MM
Jefferson Davis Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,132 $15,711
Jefferson Davis Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,720 $15,475
Jefferson Davis Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WelshWelsh Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 488 students
    0.1 miles
    222 East Bourgeois Street
    WelshLA 70591
    (337)734-2351
    0.1PK-5488
  • RoanokeWelsh-roanoke Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 251 students
    5.4 miles
    8150 West Highway 90
    RoanokeLA 70581
    (337)753-2317
    5.46-8251
  • LacassineLacassine High School
    Grades: PK-12 | 644 students
    6.6 miles
    P.o. Box 50
    LacassineLA 70650
    (337)588-4206
    6.6PK-12644
  • JenningsWard Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 537 students
    9.2 miles
    208 East Shankland Avenue
    JenningsLA 70546
    (337)824-1235
    9.2PK-2537
  • JenningsJennings High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 880 students
    9.6 miles
    2310 N Sherman Street
    JenningsLA 70546
    (337)824-0642
    9.67-12880

School Reviews

5  9/26/2007
I think Welsh High School is one of the finest schools available to a student in this day and time we are in. The teachers care about the student as a person and try to help them in every way to achieve their very best as a rounded individual. Especially in their academic responsibility for themselves, for now and their future.
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