Jena High School



Jena High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jena High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 13
9 159
10 127
11 105
12 100

Jena High School is a public high school of the Lasalle Parish School District located in Jena, LA. It has 504 students in grades 8th through 12th. Jena High School is the 184th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 10,594th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 504
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.82

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Jena High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 263
(52%)
356
(51%)
 Male 241
(48%)
339
(49%)

Jena High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 424
(84%)
607
(87%)
 Black 70
(14%)
73
(11%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Jena High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 238
(47%)
330
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 228
(45%)
315
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(8%)
50
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jena High School is ranked 201st out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jena High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.8%) 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.

Jena High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 499
2006 521
2007 494
2008 461
2009 419
2010 425
2011 445
2012 504

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 15.1
2007 14.2
2008 12.3
2009 11.5
2010 12
2011 12
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46092184368737
2006 0.48176583493282
2007 0.4331983805668
2008 0.37744034707158
2009 0.46300715990453
2010 0.52235294117647
2011 0.49213483146067
2012 0.52777777777778

Compare Jena High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 52.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 

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