4061 Caples Road
West Monroe, LA 71292
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
West Ouachita High School serves 1,112 students in grades 8-12.
West Ouachita 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (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 76% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 1,112 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Top 50% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

School Overview

West Ouachita High School's student population of 1,112 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Total Students
1,112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
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School Rankings

West Ouachita 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 West Ouachita High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#481 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
4%
42%
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White
94%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Graduation Rate
84%
81%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

73% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% LA state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% LA state average).

What is the graduation rate of West Ouachita High School?

The graduation rate of West Ouachita High School is 84%, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 81%.

How many students attend West Ouachita High School?

1,112 students attend West Ouachita High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

94% of West Ouachita High School students are White, 4% of students are Black, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of West Ouachita High School?

West Ouachita High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Louisiana state average of 17:1.

What grades does West Ouachita High School offer ?

West Ouachita High School offers enrollment in grades 8-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 1,112 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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