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Denham Springs High School
  • Public
  • DENHAM SPRINGS, LA

Report Card

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

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Denham Springs High School is an above average, public school located in DENHAM SPRINGS, LA. It has 1,621 students in grades 10-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 55% of students are at least proficient in math and 75% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
75%
Percent Proficient - Math
55%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1210
16 responses
Average ACT
25
454 responses
AP Enrollment
30%

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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
Median Household Income
$53,435
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$853
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$161,600
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 20 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 84 responses
  • Game day Pep Rallies
    24%
  • Graduation
    20%
  • Friday night football
    15%
  • Homecoming
    15%
  • Prom
    14%
  • Basketball games
    4%
  • Pep rallies
    2%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,621
Free or Reduced Lunch
27%
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 25 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 25 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$60,383
Teachers in First/Second Year
21.8%
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 35 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 35 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 35 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$12,060 / year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 39 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 39 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 39 responses

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