PROFICIENCY 78% 22% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
75%Plaquemines Parish
80%Belle Chasse

Belle Chasse High School is a school servicing grades 8 to 12 and is located in the district of "Plaquemines Parish" in Belle Chasse, LA. There are a total of 883 students and 49 teachers at Belle Chasse High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 295 free lunch students and 77 reduced lunch students.

Belle Chasse High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 78.0%, which is 22% higher than the Louisiana average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch295
Reduced lunch77


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment103
Taking some courses97
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses65
Passing no courses24

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Belle Chasse High School, there are a total of 103 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 97 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School70-74%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School80-84%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Belle Chasse High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 72.5% 57.4% 49.0% 51.1%
African American 16.9% 28.6% 41.8% 15.9%
Asian 2.6% 5.5% 1.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.8% 4.5% 4.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 1.5% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.9% 2.1% 1.7% 3.1%

Belle Chasse demographics profile

StatisticBelle ChasseLouisianaNational
Population density (sq mi)4208991
Median age44.536.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)70%52%55%
Speak English88%92%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%

Education level achieved in Belle Chasse

IndexBelle ChasseLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade46.5%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school39.7%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college6.3%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree2.2%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors2.2%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.0%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Belle Chasse High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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