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
7 150
8 130
9 93
10 98
11 103
12 92

St. James High School is a public high school of the St. James Parish School District located in St. James, LA. It has 666 students in grades 7th through 12th. St. James High School is the 128th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 8,511th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.1 to 1.

Total Students: 666
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.23

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St. James High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 336
(50%)
856
(51%)
 Male 330
(50%)
816
(49%)

St. James High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 521
(78%)
1,041
(62%)
 White 133
(20%)
600
(36%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
8
(0%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

St. James High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 457
(69%)
966
(58%)
 Not Eligible 173
(26%)
608
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(5%)
98
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

St. James High School is ranked 90th out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of St. James High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.0%) 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.

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

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

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

Compare St. James High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
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 74.0%
 

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