Helen Cox High School



Helen Cox High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Helen Cox 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
9 268
10 232
11 272
12 255

Helen Cox High School is a public high school of the Jefferson Parish School District located in Harvey, LA. It has 1,027 students in grades 9th through 12th. Helen Cox High School is the 73rd largest public high school in Louisiana and the 5,697th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,027
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 49

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Helen Cox High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 516
(50%)
6,037
(49%)
 Male 511
(50%)
6,189
(51%)

Helen Cox High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 710
(69%)
5,134
(42%)
 White 113
(11%)
3,987
(33%)
 Hispanic 102
(10%)
1,986
(16%)
 Asian 74
(7%)
785
(6%)
 Two or More 22
(2%)
186
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
33
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
115
(1%)

Helen Cox High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 658
(64%)
6,764
(55%)
 Not Eligible 295
(29%)
4,541
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 74
(7%)
921
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Helen Cox High School is ranked 31st out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Helen Cox High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.3%) is 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.

Helen Cox High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 826
2006 848
2007 898
2008 926
2009 908
2010 971
2011 960
2012 1027

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 16.7
2007 17.2
2008 19.3
2009 18.2
2010 21.1
2011 20.9
2012 21

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49394673123487
2006 0.58844339622642
2007 0.61581291759465
2008 0.69978401727862
2009 0.72026431718062
2010 0.72502574665294
2011 0.74583333333333
2012 0.71275559883155

Compare Helen Cox High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 
This School 71.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,027 21:1  
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