Jennings High School



Jennings High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jennings High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 145
8 146
9 164
10 187
11 126
12 118

Jennings High School is a public high school of the Jefferson Davis Parish School District located in Jennings, LA. It has 886 students in grades 7th through 12th. Jennings High School is the 89th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 6,631st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.5 to 1.

Total Students: 886
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 61.2

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Jennings High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 459
(52%)
1,542
(51%)
 Female 427
(48%)
1,457
(49%)

Jennings High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 547
(62%)
2,327
(78%)
 Black 303
(34%)
510
(17%)
 Two or More 26
(3%)
77
(3%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
42
(1%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
37
(1%)

Jennings High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 452
(51%)
1,214
(40%)
 Not Eligible 351
(40%)
1,470
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 83
(9%)
315
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jennings High School is ranked 79th out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jennings High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.4%) is slightly 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.

Jennings High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 979
2006 927
2007 921
2008 944
2009 945
2010 919
2011 911
2012 886

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 16.4
2007 17.4
2008 18.5
2009 17.3
2010 16.1
2011 16.6
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53728294177732
2006 0.53290183387271
2007 0.55048859934853
2008 0.51588983050847
2009 0.56296296296296
2010 0.5854189336235
2011 0.58946212952799
2012 0.6038374717833

Compare Jennings High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 
This School 60.4%
 

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Public 07 - 12 886 14.5:1  
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