Opelousas Senior High School



Opelousas Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Opelousas Senior 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
9 243
10 184
11 190
12 138

Opelousas Senior High School is a public high school of the St. Landry Parish School District located in Opelousas, LA. It has 755 students in grades 9th through 12th. Opelousas Senior High School is the 111th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 7,659th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.2 to 1.

Total Students: 755
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.28

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Opelousas Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 379
(50%)
2,290
(49%)
 Female 376
(50%)
2,418
(51%)

Opelousas Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 582
(77%)
2,692
(57%)
 White 151
(20%)
1,921
(41%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
33
(1%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
46
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
9
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Opelousas Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 480
(64%)
2,924
(62%)
 Not Eligible 232
(31%)
1,433
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(6%)
351
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Opelousas Senior High School is ranked 86th out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Opelousas Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.3%) 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.

Opelousas Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1084
2006 974
2007 878
2008 855
2009 734
2010 705
2011 741
2012 755

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 13.9
2007 12.3
2008 12.2
2009 12
2010 12.2
2011 13
2012 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62361623616236
2006 0.76488706365503
2007 0.74373576309795
2008 0.70058479532164
2009 0.69073569482289
2010 0.78439716312057
2011 0.69230769230769
2012 0.69271523178808

Compare Opelousas Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
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 69.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Opelousas Senior High School
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Public 09 - 12 755 14.2:1  
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