Woodlawn High School

  • Woodlawn High School serves 1,148 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Woodlawn High School's student population of 1,148 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,148 students
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Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Woodlawn High School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Woodlawn High School is 0.59, 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#1023 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
6%
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Black
58%
44%
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White
26%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Woodlawn High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.590.36
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Graduation Rate
66%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Woodlawn High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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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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