Woodlawn High School

2.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
15755 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Woodlawn High School serves 1,113 students in grades 8-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Woodlawn High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Woodlawn High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Woodlawn High School's student population of 1,113 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 34% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,113 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

Woodlawn High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Woodlawn High School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#942 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
7%
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Black
59%
43%
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White
22%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.590.61
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Graduation Rate
70%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Woodlawn High School is Broadmoor Senior High School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Woodlawn Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodlawn Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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School Reviews

  2.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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This school may have a few quality teachers, but the majority have no business teaching. The guidance department lacks interest in the future of WHS students. I was even told by an 11th grade counselor that she was just counting the days till she could move back to Atlanta... this was the 2nd week of school! The quality of education, even if an all honors graduate, doesn't prepare students for college. There should be a poll not only of the number of graduates that go to college, but a poll seeing how many of those students actually stay in college. I imagine the number is pretty slim. The administration is the most rude, unfriendly, unhelpful group of people I have ever met... this includes the front office. I have no choice but to send my children here... and that is a shame.
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Woodlawn is a very big/ beautiful school that may as well be the empty lot it was prior to building the school. Teachers at this school are not about teaching their students. Students are sent out of class for the smallest of things and routed to TOR. Many of the teachers there should not teach as it is clear that the student is not the priority. I am looking for a different school for my child next school year, somewhere that he can actually be successful in class and not just their athletic division.
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