Sulphur High School



Sulphur High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sulphur 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
9 640
10 513
11 530
12 412

Sulphur High School is a public high school of the Calcasieu Parish School District located in Sulphur, LA. It has 2,095 students in grades 8th through 12th. Sulphur High School is the 7th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 1,334th largest nationally.

Total Students: 2,095
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -9

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Sulphur High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,059
(51%)
5,127
(50%)
 Female 1,036
(49%)
5,076
(50%)

Sulphur High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,766
(84%)
6,576
(64%)
 Black 216
(10%)
3,133
(31%)
 Hispanic 67
(3%)
266
(3%)
 Two or More 30
(1%)
85
(1%)
 Asian 15
(1%)
123
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Sulphur High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,481
(71%)
6,430
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 545
(26%)
3,408
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(3%)
365
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sulphur High School is ranked 58th out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sulphur High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.3%) is significantly 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.

Sulphur High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1790
2006 1757
2007 1754
2008 1782
2009 1868
2010 1920
2011 1925
2012 1901
2013 2020
2014 2003
2015 2095

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 16.7
2007 16
2008 15.6
2009 16.3
2010 16.2
2011 16.5
2012 15.8
2013 16.2
2014 16.4
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21005586592179
2006 0.26294820717131
2007 0.27251995438997
2008 0.31032547699214
2009 0.32066381156317
2010 0.35208333333333
2011 0.34337662337662
2012 0.33719095213046
2013 0.3470297029703
2014 0.30703944083874
2015 0.29307875894988

Compare Sulphur High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sulphur High School
Sulphur, LA
Public 08 - 12 2,095 -1:1  
Hope Christian School
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Private PK - 12 53 6:1 4 miles
St Louis Catholic High School
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Hamilton Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 229 9:1 11 miles
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Public PK - 12 215 7.1:1 18 miles
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Public PK - 12 714 10.9:1 19 miles
Starks High School
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Public PK - 12 347 6.8:1 19 miles
Reeves High School
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Public PK - 12 263 10.4:1 28 miles
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