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
9 422
10 379
11 303
12 273

L.w. Higgins High School is a public high school of the Jefferson Parish School District located in Marrero, LA. It has 1,377 students in grades 9th through 12th. L.w. Higgins High School is the 41st largest public high school in Louisiana and the 3,886th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,377
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 87.67

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L.w. Higgins High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 712
(52%)
6,583
(49%)
 Male 665
(48%)
6,803
(51%)

L.w. Higgins High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 842
(61%)
5,307
(40%)
 White 244
(18%)
3,925
(29%)
 Hispanic 190
(14%)
3,035
(23%)
 Asian 67
(5%)
722
(5%)
 Two or More 24
(2%)
272
(2%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
91
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
34
(0%)

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

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,002
(73%)
7,562
(56%)
 Not Eligible 291
(21%)
4,985
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 84
(6%)
839
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

L.w. Higgins High School is ranked 6th out of 356 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 (78.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.5%. 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
2013 1427
2014 1406
2015 1377

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
2013 18.8
2014 16.7
2015 15.7

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
2013 0.77154870357393
2014 0.76600284495021
2015 0.78867102396514

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

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 
This School 78.9%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,377 15.7:1  
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