North Central High School



North Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Central High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 46
6 50
7 42
8 43
9 45
10 44
11 40
12 30

North Central High School is a public high school of the St. Landry Parish School District located in Washington, LA. It has 340 students in grades 5th through 12th. North Central High School is the 243rd largest public high school in Louisiana and the 13,631st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 7.6 to 1.

Total Students: 340
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 45

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North Central High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 188
(55%)
2,290
(49%)
 Female 152
(45%)
2,418
(51%)

North Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 246
(72%)
2,692
(57%)
 White 92
(27%)
1,921
(41%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
46
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
33
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

North Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 277
(81%)
2,924
(62%)
 Not Eligible 40
(12%)
1,433
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(7%)
351
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

North Central High School is ranked 180th out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.2%) 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.

North Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 230
2006 228
2007 216
2008 200
2009 350
2010 325
2011 340
2012 340

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 11.4
2007 10.8
2008 9.3
2009 12.6
2010 13.1
2011 7.1
2012 7.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8304347826087
2006 0.85964912280702
2007 0.82407407407407
2008 0.825
2009 0.78
2010 0.89538461538462
2011 0.86470588235294
2012 0.88235294117647

Compare North Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
760.0% 7.6:1
 
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 88.2%
 

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