South Plaquemines High School



South Plaquemines High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Plaquemines High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 84
8 75
9 79
10 65
11 69
12 53

South Plaquemines High School is a public high school of the Plaquemines Parish School District located in Buras, LA. It has 425 students in grades 7th through 12th. South Plaquemines High School is the 225th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 12,068th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.4 to 1.

Total Students: 425
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.88
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,068th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Louisiana: 225th out of 377
Student/Teacher Rank in Louisiana: 241st out of 289
Full Time Teacher Rank in Louisiana: 202nd out of 289

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South Plaquemines High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 215
(51%)
781
(52%)
 Female 210
(49%)
725
(48%)

South Plaquemines High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 173
(41%)
550
(37%)
 White 145
(34%)
744
(49%)
 Asian 73
(17%)
93
(6%)
 American Indian 19
(4%)
27
(2%)
 Hispanic 8
(2%)
55
(4%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
32
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
5
(0%)

South Plaquemines High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 363
(85%)
874
(58%)
 Not Eligible 38
(9%)
494
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(6%)
138
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Plaquemines High School is ranked 132nd out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Plaquemines High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.5%. 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.

South Plaquemines High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 279
2007 318
2008 350
2009 365
2010 376
2011 376
2012 390
2013 426
2014 435
2015 425

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 12.4
2007 13.8
2008 14.6
2009 11.4
2010 11.1
2011 11.1
2012 17
2013 12.5
2014 15.5
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.53763440860215
2007 0.82075471698113
2008 0.92
2009 0.87671232876712
2010 0.86170212765957
2011 0.85904255319149
2012 0.58974358974359
2013 0.68779342723005
2014 0.80919540229885
2015 0.91058823529412

Compare South Plaquemines High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 
This School 91.1%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Plaquemines High School
Buras, LA
Public 07 - 12 425 16.4:1  
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