Ellender Memorial High School



Ellender Memorial High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ellender Memorial 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
9 338
10 296
11 202
12 183

Ellender Memorial High School is a public high school of the Terrebonne Parish School District located in Houma, LA. It has 1,019 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ellender Memorial High School is the 75th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 5,853rd largest nationally.

Total Students: 1,019
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -9

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Ellender Memorial High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 522
(51%)
3,416
(51%)
 Female 497
(49%)
3,308
(49%)

Ellender Memorial High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 371
(36%)
2,028
(30%)
 White 346
(34%)
3,533
(53%)
 American Indian 186
(18%)
578
(9%)
 Hispanic 81
(8%)
331
(5%)
 Asian 20
(2%)
78
(1%)
 Two or More 14
(1%)
173
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Ellender Memorial High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 747
(73%)
3,890
(58%)
 Not Eligible 200
(20%)
2,429
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 72
(7%)
405
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ellender Memorial High School is ranked 24th out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ellender Memorial High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.4%) 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.

Ellender Memorial High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1068
2006 1019
2007 983
2008 1016
2009 1023
2010 1005
2011 949
2012 942
2013 951
2014 987
2015 1019

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 14.8
2007 15
2008 14.6
2009 15.4
2010 16.3
2011 14.2
2012 15.6
2013 16.6
2014 15
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75561797752809
2006 0.6928361138371
2007 0.66734486266531
2008 0.64862204724409
2009 0.73607038123167
2010 0.72338308457711
2011 0.73656480505796
2012 0.70488322717622
2013 0.75289169295478
2014 0.7467071935157
2015 0.80372914622179

Compare Ellender Memorial High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 
This School 80.4%
 

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