Denham Springs High School



Denham Springs High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Denham Springs 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 0
10 591
11 551
12 463

Denham Springs High School is a public high school of the Livingston Parish School District located in Denham Springs, LA. It has 1,605 students in grades 10th through 12th. Denham Springs High School is the 22nd largest public high school in Louisiana and the 2,930th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,605
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 98.66

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Denham Springs High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 804
(50%)
4,079
(49%)
 Male 801
(50%)
4,266
(51%)

Denham Springs High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,319
(82%)
7,367
(88%)
 Black 173
(11%)
588
(7%)
 Hispanic 80
(5%)
293
(4%)
 Asian 21
(1%)
57
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Two or More 6
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Denham Springs High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,029
(64%)
4,931
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 449
(28%)
2,713
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 127
(8%)
701
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Denham Springs High School is ranked 67th out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Denham Springs High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.9%) is lower than the state average of 54.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Denham Springs High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1250
2006 1325
2007 1340
2008 1378
2009 1364
2010 1338
2011 1394
2012 1494
2013 1537
2014 1581
2015 1605

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 18.4
2007 17.9
2008 17.9
2009 17.4
2010 17.3
2011 18.9
2012 20.6
2013 19.3
2014 20.1
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2936
2006 0.25962264150943
2007 0.2634328358209
2008 0.33962264150943
2009 0.28958944281525
2010 0.33034379671151
2011 0.33357245337159
2012 0.35140562248996
2013 0.35003253090436
2014 0.36622390891841
2015 0.3588785046729

Compare Denham Springs High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 

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