L.w. Higgins High School



L.w. Higgins High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

L.w. Higgins 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
9 408
10 362
11 354
12 336

L.w. Higgins High School is a public high school of the Jefferson Parish School District located in Marrero, LA. It has 1,460 students in grades 9th through 12th. L.w. Higgins High School is the 26th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 3,378th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,460
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 80

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L.w. Higgins High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 740
(51%)
6,189
(51%)
 Female 720
(49%)
6,037
(49%)

L.w. Higgins High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 939
(64%)
5,134
(42%)
 White 301
(21%)
3,987
(33%)
 Hispanic 115
(8%)
1,986
(16%)
 Asian 68
(5%)
785
(6%)
 Two or More 21
(1%)
186
(2%)
 American Indian 13
(1%)
115
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
33
(0%)

L.w. Higgins High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 972
(67%)
6,764
(55%)
 Not Eligible 373
(26%)
4,541
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 115
(8%)
921
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

L.w. Higgins High School is ranked 3rd out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of L.w. Higgins High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.5%) is 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.

L.w. Higgins High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1506
2006 1541
2007 1509
2008 1519
2009 1480
2010 1515
2011 1534
2012 1460

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 18.4
2007 15.7
2008 17.1
2009 15.6
2010 17.4
2011 18.7
2012 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42828685258964
2006 0.48085658663206
2007 0.66666666666667
2008 0.65569453587887
2009 0.74459459459459
2010 0.75577557755776
2011 0.78552803129074
2012 0.74452054794521

Compare L.w. Higgins High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 
This School 74.5%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
L.w. Higgins High School
Marrero, LA
Public 09 - 12 1,460 18.2:1  
Archbishop Shaw High School
Marrero, LA
Private 08 - 12 505 16:1 2 miles
Academy of Our Lady
Marrero, LA
Private 08 - 12 534 12:1 3 miles
Knights Academy & High School
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Private 03 - 12 62 7:1 3 miles
Xavier University Preparatory School
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Private 07 - 12 268 14:1 3 miles
Conquering Word Christian Academy
Marrero, LA
Private PK - 12 151 13:1 3 miles
John Ehret High School
Marrero, LA
Public 09 - 12 1,718 17.2:1 3 miles
West Jefferson High School
Harvey, LA
Public 09 - 12 1,163 18.5:1 4 miles
De La Salle High School
New Orleans, LA
Private 08 - 12 440 14:1 4 miles
Isidore Newman School
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Private PK - 12 930 8:1 4 miles
Greenie House
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Private PK - 12 920 7:1 4 miles
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