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
9 528
10 393
11 432
12 357

East Ascension High School is a public high school of the Ascension Parish School District located in Gonzales, LA. It has 1,710 students in grades 8th through 12th. East Ascension High School is the 12th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 2,413th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,710
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 116

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East Ascension High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 862
(50%)
2,889
(48%)
 Male 848
(50%)
3,074
(52%)

East Ascension High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 868
(51%)
3,820
(64%)
 Black 664
(39%)
1,752
(29%)
 Hispanic 149
(9%)
282
(5%)
 Asian 14
(1%)
47
(1%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
25
(0%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
36
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

East Ascension High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 823
(48%)
3,572
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 779
(46%)
2,077
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 108
(6%)
314
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

East Ascension High School is ranked 15th out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of East Ascension High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 57.4%. 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

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

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

Compare East Ascension High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 51.9%
 
State Average 57.4%
 

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Public 08 - 12 1,710 14.7:1  
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