PROFICIENCY 73% 14% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
79%St. Charles Parish
80%Destrehan
64%Louisiana

Destrehan High School is a school servicing grades 8 to 12 and is located in the district of "St. Charles Parish" in Destrehan, LA. There are a total of 1,457 students and 101 teachers at Destrehan High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 580 free lunch students and 94 reduced lunch students.

Destrehan High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 73.0%, which is 14% higher than the Louisiana average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1457
Teachers101
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch580
Reduced lunch94

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment152
Taking some courses63
Taking some courses (not tests)92
Passing some courses32
Passing no courses18

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 Destrehan High School, there are a total of 152 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 63 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All73%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School73%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All73%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School74%

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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Destrehan High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictLouisianaNational
Caucasian 55.0% 55.2% 49.0% 51.1%
African American 33.3% 34.2% 41.8% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 0.9% 1.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 7.6% 6.4% 4.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.5% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.7% 2.6% 1.7% 3.1%

Destrehan demographics profile

StatisticDestrehanLouisianaNational
Population11,2114,645,670318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,89710891
Median age40.136.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Speak English91%92%79%
Speak Spanish6%4%13%

Education level achieved in Destrehan

IndexDestrehanLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade92.2%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school90.5%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college67.5%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.8%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.1%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.7%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Destrehan High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.