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A.M. Barbe High School
  • Public
  • LAKE CHARLES, LA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Administration
    grade B minus
  7. Sports
    grade A
  8. Food
    grade C minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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A.M. Barbe High School is a highly rated, public school located in LAKE CHARLES, LA. It has 1,810 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 79% of students are at least proficient in math and 89% in reading.

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A.M. Barbe High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
89%
Percent Proficient - Math
79%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1270
22 responses
Average ACT
25
547 responses
AP Enrollment
17%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$44,785
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$830
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$155,700
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
76%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 29 responses
Poll
66%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 29 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 108 responses
  • Football Games
    26%
  • Prom
    17%
  • Homecoming parade
    16%
  • Baseball games
    10%
  • Senior lock in
    6%
  • Senior nights
    6%
  • Basketball games
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,810
Free or Reduced Lunch
44%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 32 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 32 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 32 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$63,638
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.1%
51%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 39 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 39 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 39 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$12,204 / year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 41 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 41 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 41 responses

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