St. James High School



St. James High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

St. James High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 94
8 113
9 114
10 145
11 112
12 77

St. James High School is a public high school of the St. James Parish School District located in St. James, LA. It has 655 students in grades 7th through 12th. St. James High School is the 144th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 8,759th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 8.9 to 1.

Total Students: 655
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 73.87

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St. James High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 332
(51%)
821
(50%)
 Female 323
(49%)
822
(50%)

St. James High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 511
(78%)
1,009
(61%)
 White 128
(20%)
603
(37%)
 Hispanic 9
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

St. James High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 510
(78%)
1,055
(64%)
 Not Eligible 117
(18%)
523
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(4%)
65
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

St. James High School is ranked 74th out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of St. James High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.1%) 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.

St. James High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 727
2006 688
2007 700
2008 708
2009 666
2010 636
2011 629
2012 666
2013 656
2014 656
2015 655

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 11.8
2007 12.1
2008 10.9
2009 9.1
2010 10.9
2011 10.1
2012 11.1
2013 10.9
2014 11.6
2015 8.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75790921595598
2006 0.75
2007 0.7
2008 0.78389830508475
2009 0.69069069069069
2010 0.74685534591195
2011 0.7631160572337
2012 0.74024024024024
2013 0.78353658536585
2014 0.82621951219512
2015 0.82137404580153

Compare St. James High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
890.0% 8.9:1
 
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 
This School 82.1%
 

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Public 07 - 12 655 8.9:1  
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