Ponchatoula High School



Ponchatoula High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ponchatoula 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
9 591
10 399
11 397
12 334

Ponchatoula High School is a public high school of the Tangipahoa Parish School District located in Ponchatoula, LA. It has 1,721 students in grades 8th through 12th. Ponchatoula High School is the 18th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 2,482nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,721
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 113.3

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Ponchatoula High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 888
(52%)
3,481
(51%)
 Female 833
(48%)
3,340
(49%)

Ponchatoula High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,205
(70%)
3,255
(48%)
 Black 447
(26%)
3,175
(47%)
 Hispanic 44
(3%)
256
(4%)
 Asian 14
(1%)
47
(1%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
78
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)

Ponchatoula High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 829
(48%)
2,115
(31%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 760
(44%)
4,214
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 132
(8%)
492
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ponchatoula High School is ranked 16th out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ponchatoula High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.8%) is slightly 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.

Ponchatoula High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1501
2006 1565
2007 1577
2008 1545
2009 1626
2010 1694
2011 1728
2012 1778
2013 1767
2014 1745
2015 1721

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.8
2006 20
2007 19.3
2008 18.8
2009 18.7
2010 18.4
2011 19.4
2012 19.5
2013 18.6
2014 18.5
2015 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37774816788807
2006 0.36805111821086
2007 0.34115409004439
2008 0.41553398058252
2009 0.39052890528905
2010 0.41145218417946
2011 0.45891203703704
2012 0.48762654668166
2013 0.51556310130164
2014 0.54212034383954
2015 0.51830331202789

Compare Ponchatoula High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 51.8%
 
State Average 54.5%
 

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Public 08 - 12 1,721 15.2:1  
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