Sam Houston High School



Sam Houston High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sam Houston 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
9 336
10 315
11 251
12 288

Sam Houston High School is a public high school of the Calcasieu Parish School District located in Lake Charles, LA. It has 1,190 students in grades 8th through 12th. Sam Houston High School is the 53rd largest public high school in Louisiana and the 4,719th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,190
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.91

Support Your School With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $22.99

Search for Former SHHS Students

Sam Houston High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 612
(51%)
4,716
(50%)
 Male 578
(49%)
4,654
(50%)

Sam Houston High School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 1,026
(86%)
6,078
(65%)
 Black 134
(11%)
2,902
(31%)
 Hispanic 19
(2%)
209
(2%)
 Asian 5
(0%)
98
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
67
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sam Houston High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 887
(75%)
5,233
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 248
(21%)
3,536
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(5%)
601
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sam Houston High School is ranked 179th out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sam Houston High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.5%) is significantly 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.

Sam Houston High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1026
2006 1012
2007 1011
2008 1035
2009 1132
2010 1161
2011 1187
2012 1190

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 16.4
2007 16.1
2008 15.5
2009 16.6
2010 17.5
2011 17.8
2012 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2046783625731
2006 0.20948616600791
2007 0.18991097922849
2008 0.24057971014493
2009 0.23586572438163
2010 0.28768303186908
2011 0.26284751474305
2012 0.2546218487395

Compare Sam Houston High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sam Houston High School
Lake Charles, LA
Public 08 - 12 1,190 18.6:1  
Washington/Marion Magnet High School
Lake Charles, LA
Public 08 - 12 653 11.1:1 5 miles
Westlake High School
Westlake, LA
Public 08 - 12 521 13.9:1 5 miles
St Louis Catholic High School
Lake Charles, LA
Private 09 - 12 626 14:1 6 miles
Hamilton Christian Academy
Lake Charles, LA
Private PK - 12 274 10:1 6 miles
Lagrange High School
Lake Charles, LA
Public 08 - 12 998 11.1:1 8 miles
Alfred M. Barbe High School
Lake Charles, LA
Public 08 - 12 1,893 17.7:1 9 miles
Sulphur High School
Sulphur, LA
Public 08 - 12 1,901 15.8:1 11 miles
Iowa High School
Iowa, LA
Public 08 - 12 518 14.2:1 13 miles
Dequincy High School
Dequincy, LA
Public 08 - 12 381 12.7:1 18 miles
Lacassine High School
Lacassine, LA
Public PK - 12 643 17.1:1 18 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

Copyright 2018. High-Schools.com. All Rights Reserved.