Welsh High School



Welsh High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Welsh 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 99
10 88
11 86
12 78

Welsh High School is a public high school of the Jefferson Davis Parish School District located in Welsh, LA. It has 351 students in grades 8th through 12th. Welsh High School is the 255th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 13,605th largest nationally.

Total Students: 351
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -9

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Welsh High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 191
(54%)
1,583
(52%)
 Female 160
(46%)
1,455
(48%)

Welsh High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 261
(74%)
2,346
(77%)
 Black 67
(19%)
461
(15%)
 Two or More 19
(5%)
117
(4%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
52
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
48
(2%)

Welsh High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 164
(47%)
1,412
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 161
(46%)
1,418
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(7%)
208
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Welsh High School is ranked 252nd out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Welsh High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.3%) is slightly 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.

Welsh High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 305
2006 309
2007 293
2008 296
2009 294
2010 284
2011 305
2012 305
2013 331
2014 345
2015 351

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 14.8
2007 14.8
2008 14.8
2009 14.1
2010 15.8
2011 17
2012 15.4
2013 15.6
2014 15.9
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42622950819672
2006 0.44012944983819
2007 0.40273037542662
2008 0.34797297297297
2009 0.39115646258503
2010 0.38028169014085
2011 0.39672131147541
2012 0.46229508196721
2013 0.47432024169184
2014 0.50724637681159
2015 0.53276353276353

Compare Welsh 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
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 53.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 

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