West Monroe High School

  • West Monroe High School serves 2,218 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • West Monroe High School's student population of 2,218 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 112 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students2,218 students
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Total Classroom Teachers112 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Monroe High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Monroe High School is 0.43, 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#407 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
23%
44%
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White
72%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Monroe High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.430.36
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Graduation Rate
81%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOuachita Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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