South Plaquemines High School



South Plaquemines High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Plaquemines High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 76
8 78
9 76
10 48
11 72
12 40

South Plaquemines High School is a public high school of the Plaquemines Parish School District located in Port Sulphur, LA. It has 390 students in grades 7th through 12th. South Plaquemines High School is the 219th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 12,596th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 390
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 23

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South Plaquemines High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 206
(53%)
771
(53%)
 Female 184
(47%)
685
(47%)

South Plaquemines High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 162
(42%)
779
(54%)
 Black 158
(41%)
529
(36%)
 Asian 46
(12%)
67
(5%)
 American Indian 16
(4%)
26
(2%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
43
(3%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

South Plaquemines High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 219
(56%)
700
(48%)
 Not Eligible 160
(41%)
677
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(3%)
79
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Plaquemines High School is ranked 225th out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Plaquemines High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.0%) is slightly 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.

South Plaquemines High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 279
2007 318
2008 350
2009 365
2010 376
2011 376
2012 390

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 12.4
2007 13.8
2008 14.6
2009 11.4
2010 11.1
2011 11.1
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.53763440860215
2007 0.82075471698113
2008 0.92
2009 0.87671232876712
2010 0.86170212765957
2011 0.85904255319149
2012 0.58974358974359

Compare South Plaquemines High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 
This School 59.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Plaquemines High School
Port Sulphur, LA
Public 07 - 12 390 17:1  
Phoenix High School
Braithwaite, LA
Public PK - 12 224 10.7:1 19 miles
Grand Isle High School
Grand Isle, LA
Public KG - 12 129 7.6:1 25 miles
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