South Plaquemines High School

Serves grades 7 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
34121 Highway 23
Buras, LA 70041
Phone
(504) 595-6435
District
PLAQUEMINES PARISH
County
PLAQUEMINES PARISH
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
458
Classroom Teachers
39

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Louisiana

6

(10 is best)

Better than 55.4% of LA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

South Plaquemines High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 29 35
Proficiency in Reading 43 44
Proficiency in Math 14 26

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 42 37
Proficiency in Reading 54 46
Proficiency in Math 30.0 28

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 43 40
Proficiency in Reading 49 47
Proficiency in Math 37 32

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.79
AVG FOR DISTRICT 11.36
AVG FOR STATE 14.80
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 102 22.3%
Grade 8 75 16.4%
Grade 9 81 17.7%
Grade 10 67 14.6%
Grade 11 58 12.7%
Grade 12 75 16.4%
Total 458 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 33.1% 57.0% 46.4%
Black 41.7% 29.3% 44.7%
Hispanic 2.6% 6.0% 6.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 17.9% 6.0% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 4.6% 1.7% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 99.3% 67.7% 62.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 99.3% 61.5% 59.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 6.2% 3.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 23,394 4,659,978
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 22.5 106
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.1% 6.6%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.7% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.5% 33.8%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.9% 25.4%
65 OR OLDER 11.9% 14.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,759 1,736,021
Single Parent Households With Children 14.8% 13.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 82.2% 84.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 19.3% 23.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.9% 9.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.0% 12.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.8% 10.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.1% 16.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.8% 18.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.0% 17.8%
$15,000 or less 14.5% 15.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,267 $33,332,544 35.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,278 $5,152,896 5.5%
Staff $1,012 $4,080,384 4.3%
General Administration $1,307 $5,269,824 5.6%
School Administration $747 $3,011,904 3.2%
Operation $2,650 $10,684,800 11.4%
Transportation $899 $3,624,768 3.9%
Other $868 $3,499,776 3.7%
Total Support $8,760 $35,320,320 37.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,247 $25,187,904 26.8%
Total Expenditures $23,273 $93,836,736 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,935 $4,245,703,519 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $641 $458,566,866 5.4%
Staff $544 $389,085,668 4.6%
General Administration $312 $222,852,071 2.6%
School Administration $649 $464,515,222 5.4%
Operation $990 $708,073,570 8.3%
Transportation $594 $424,771,582 5.0%
Other $303 $216,868,838 2.5%
Total Support $4,032 $2,884,686,761 33.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,958 $1,400,912,764 16.4%
Total Expenditures $11,926 $8,531,367,597 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%