East Ascension High School



East Ascension High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

East Ascension 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
9 536
10 491
11 454
12 424

East Ascension High School is a public high school of the Ascension Parish School District located in Gonzales, LA. It has 1,905 students in grades 8th through 12th. East Ascension High School is the 13th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 1,866th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,905
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 140.08

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East Ascension High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 958
(50%)
3,335
(51%)
 Female 947
(50%)
3,185
(49%)

East Ascension High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 821
(43%)
3,940
(60%)
 Black 789
(41%)
1,995
(31%)
 Hispanic 249
(13%)
417
(6%)
 Asian 19
(1%)
68
(1%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
60
(1%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
32
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
8
(0%)

East Ascension High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 928
(49%)
2,426
(37%)
 Not Eligible 882
(46%)
3,792
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 95
(5%)
302
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

East Ascension High School is ranked 7th out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of East Ascension High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.7%) is slightly 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.

East Ascension High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1105
2006 1139
2007 1189
2008 1315
2009 1359
2010 1527
2011 1651
2012 1710
2013 1835
2014 1819
2015 1905

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 15.4
2007 16.1
2008 15.8
2009 16
2010 17.8
2011 17.4
2012 14.7
2013 15
2014 14.8
2015 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41176470588235
2006 0.43283582089552
2007 0.40370058873003
2008 0.44410646387833
2009 0.4186902133922
2010 0.46365422396857
2011 0.5015142337977
2012 0.5187134502924
2013 0.51825613079019
2014 0.52281473336998
2015 0.53700787401575

Compare East Ascension High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 53.7%
 
State Average 54.5%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
East Ascension High School
Gonzales, LA
Public 08 - 12 1,905 13.6:1  
Ascension Christian Academy
Gonzales, LA
Private PK - 12 477 9:1 2 miles
St. Amant High School
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Public 08 - 12 2,009 15.2:1 3 miles
Dutchtown High School
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Public 08 - 12 2,142 16.1:1 6 miles
French Settlement High School
French Settlement, LA
Public 07 - 12 401 13.7:1 9 miles
Ascension Catholic Diocesan Regional School
Donaldsonville, LA
Private PK - 12 505 14:1 10 miles
Donaldsonville High School
Donaldsonville, LA
Public 09 - 12 464 10.7:1 11 miles
East Iberville Elementary/High School
St. Gabriel, LA
Public PK - 12 720 9.6:1 12 miles
Greater Baton Rouge Hope Academy
Baton Rouge, LA
Private KG - 12 147 9:1 13 miles
St Michael the Archangel High School
Baton Rouge, LA
Private 09 - 12 717 16:1 14 miles
Runnels School
Baton Rouge, LA
Private PK - 12 737 9:1 15 miles
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