Tara High School



Tara High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tara High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 326
10 259
11 249
12 197

Tara High School is a public high school of the East Baton Rouge Parish School District located in Baton Rouge, LA. It has 1,031 students in grades 8th through 12th. Tara High School is the 71st largest public high school in Louisiana and the 5,672nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,031
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 75.07

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Tara High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 536
(52%)
5,260
(48%)
 Female 495
(48%)
5,607
(52%)

Tara High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 886
(86%)
8,702
(80%)
 White 82
(8%)
1,333
(12%)
 Hispanic 34
(3%)
344
(3%)
 Asian 26
(3%)
421
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
46
(0%)

Tara High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 767
(74%)
6,968
(64%)
 Not Eligible 207
(20%)
3,184
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(6%)
715
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Tara High School is ranked 21st out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tara High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 57.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Tara High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1079
2006 927
2007 891
2008 931
2009 1137
2010 1068
2011 906
2012 1031

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 13.1
2007 13.4
2008 14.5
2009 14.9
2010 12.9
2011 11.8
2012 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6144578313253
2006 0.58576051779935
2007 0.61391694725028
2008 0.76476906552095
2009 0.70536499560246
2010 0.72003745318352
2011 0.75055187637969
2012 0.7992240543162

Compare Tara High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 
This School 79.9%
 

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Public 08 - 12 1,031 13.7:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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