Ville Platte High School



Ville Platte High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ville Platte High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 1
5 112
6 111
7 101
8 83
9 125
10 119
11 108
12 88

Ville Platte High School is a public high school of the Evangeline Parish School District located in Ville Platte, LA. It has 848 students in grades 4th through 12th. Ville Platte High School is the 97th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 6,916th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.4 to 1.

Total Students: 848
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 59

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Ville Platte High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 439
(52%)
1,521
(52%)
 Female 409
(48%)
1,398
(48%)

Ville Platte High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 597
(70%)
1,154
(40%)
 White 236
(28%)
1,688
(58%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
21
(1%)
 Hispanic 4
(0%)
31
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
21
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Ville Platte High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 643
(76%)
1,834
(63%)
 Not Eligible 162
(19%)
824
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(5%)
261
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ville Platte High School is ranked 40th out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ville Platte High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.9%) is significantly 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.

Ville Platte High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 838
2006 886
2007 855
2008 806
2009 800
2010 793
2011 860
2012 848

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 14.8
2007 13.8
2008 13.2
2009 12.4
2010 12.1
2011 14.3
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87350835322196
2006 0.94920993227991
2007 0.89590643274854
2008 0.9106699751861
2009 0.93
2010 0.9016393442623
2011 0.91279069767442
2012 0.80896226415094

Compare Ville Platte High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 
This School 80.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ville Platte High School
Ville Platte, LA
Public 04 - 12 848 14.4:1  
Sacred Heart High School
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Christian Heritage Academy
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Evangeline Central School
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Public 09 - 12 567 17.8:1 14 miles
Opelousas Junior High School
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Public 07 - 08 421 13.2:1 16 miles
Opelousas Catholic School
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Private PK - 12 724 14:1 16 miles
St Edmund Catholic School
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Private PK - 12 562 13:1 16 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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