Opelousas Junior High School



Opelousas Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Opelousas Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 193
8 228
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Opelousas Junior High School is a public high school of the St. Landry Parish School District located in Opelousas, LA. It has 421 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.2 to 1.

Total Students: 421
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 32

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Opelousas Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 224
(53%)
2,290
(49%)
 Female 197
(47%)
2,418
(51%)

Opelousas Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 374
(89%)
2,692
(57%)
 White 41
(10%)
1,921
(41%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
33
(1%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
46
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Opelousas Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 361
(86%)
2,924
(62%)
 Not Eligible 41
(10%)
1,433
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(5%)
351
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Opelousas Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.3%) is significantly 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.

Opelousas Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 762
2006 652
2007 542
2008 558
2009 513
2010 422
2011 516
2012 421

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 14.8
2007 14.6
2008 14.5
2009 13.9
2010 11.7
2011 15.2
2012 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79133858267717
2006 0.92944785276074
2007 0.92988929889299
2008 0.85125448028674
2009 0.88109161793372
2010 0.92654028436019
2011 0.89922480620155
2012 0.90261282660333

Compare Opelousas Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 
This School 90.3%
 

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