Westgate High School

2305 Jefferson Island Road

New Iberia, LA 70560

Tel: (337)365-2431
  • Westgate High School serves 1,098 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the LA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Westgate High School operates within the Iberia Parish School District.
  • Iberia Parish School District's 72% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1098 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,098 students
Westgate High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Westgate High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
Westgate High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeWestgate High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Westgate High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
7%
2%
Westgate High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Westgate High School Black Students (1992-2015)
Black
52%
44%
Westgate High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
40%
45%
Westgate High School White Students (1991-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWestgate High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA 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.
0.570.61
Westgate High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
64%
58%
Westgate High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
5%
6%
Westgate High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Iberia Parish School District's student population of 13,946 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 60% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,468 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 $10,139 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameIberia Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
4
Number of Students Managed13,9461,685
Iberia Parish School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate72%67%
Iberia Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue$145 MM$30 MM
Iberia Parish School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$141 MM$31 MM
Iberia Parish School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,468$13,503
Iberia Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,139$14,322
Iberia Parish School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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  • New IberiaSugarland Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 385 students
    0.2 miles
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  • New IberiaJefferson Island Road Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 560 students
    2 miles
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    New IberiaLA 70560
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  • New IberiaPark Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 352 students
    2.2 miles
    1609 West Admiral Doyle Drive
    New IberiaLA 70560
    (337)369-6189
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  • New IberiaAnderson Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 559 students
    2.6 miles
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    New IberiaLA 70560
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    Grades: PK-6 | 617 students
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    New IberiaLA 70560
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