West St. Mary High School

West St. Mary High School serves 372 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
West St. Mary High School operates within the St. Mary Parish School District.
St. Mary Parish School District's 64% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 372 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 372 students
West St. Mary High School Total Students (2000-2014)
Gender % West St. Mary High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
West St. Mary High School Total Teachers (2000-2014)
Students by Grade West St. Mary High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 14:1 16:1
West St. Mary High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
West St. Mary High School American Indian Students (2000-2014)
Black
73%
44%
West St. Mary High School Black Students (2000-2014)
White
20%
46%
West St. Mary High School White Students (2000-2014)
Two or more races
5%
2%
West St. Mary High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.43 0.35
West St. Mary High School Diversity Score (2000-2014)
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.
75%
60%
West St. Mary High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
7%
7%
West St. Mary High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

St. Mary Parish School District's student population of 9,341 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 78% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,974 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,833 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name St. Mary Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
5
Number of Students Managed 9,341 2,019
St. Mary Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 64% 67%
St. Mary Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2014)
District Total Revenue $105 MM $30 MM
St. Mary Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $103 MM $31 MM
St. Mary Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,974 $13,503
St. Mary Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,833 $14,322
St. Mary Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Franklin Senior High School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is B. Edward Boudreaux Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Raintree Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • BaldwinB. Edward Boudreaux Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 266 students
    0 miles
    18333 Hwy 182 West
    BaldwinLA 70514
    (337)924-7990
    06-8266
  • BaldwinRaintree Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 556 students
    1.1 miles
    501 Raintree Dr
    BaldwinLA 70514
    (337)923-0494
    1.1PK-5556
  • JeaneretteChitimacha Day School
    Grades: PK-8
    2.9 miles
    3613 Chitimacha Trail
    JeaneretteLA 70544
    (337)923-9960
    2.9PK-8n/a
  • FranklinLagrange Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 220 students
    5.7 miles
    2129 Chatsworth Rd
    FranklinLA 70538
    (337)828-1991
    5.7PK-5220
  • FranklinFranklin Senior High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 419 students
    5.9 miles
    1401 Cynthia St
    FranklinLA 70538
    (337)828-0143
    5.98-12419

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