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
9 346
10 318
11 271
12 250

Sam Houston High School is a public high school of the Calcasieu Parish School District located in Lake Charles, LA. It has 1,185 students in grades 8th through 12th. Sam Houston High School is the 57th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 4,866th largest nationally.

Total Students: 1,185
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -9

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Sam Houston High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 600
(51%)
5,127
(50%)
 Female 585
(49%)
5,076
(50%)

Sam Houston High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,019
(86%)
6,576
(64%)
 Black 116
(10%)
3,133
(31%)
 Hispanic 30
(3%)
266
(3%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
123
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
85
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
5
(0%)

Sam Houston High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 886
(75%)
6,430
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 249
(21%)
3,408
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(4%)
365
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sam Houston High School is ranked 173rd out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sam Houston High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.5%. 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
2013 1195
2014 1223
2015 1185

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
2013 17.3
2014 16.9
2015 N/A

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
2013 0.27364016736402
2014 0.25919869174162
2015 0.25232067510549

Compare Sam Houston 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
This School 25.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 

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