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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Iota High School is an above average, public school located in Iota, LA. It has 556 students in grades 5-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 67% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.
Address
456 South Fifth Street
Iota, LA 70543
Telephone
(337) 779-2534
Website

Iota High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
67%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
Average ACT
24
69 responses
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Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    A
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$43,542
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$569
National
$949
Median Home Value
$115,200
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.7 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 7 responses
Report
  • Football and Basketball
    43%
  • Softball
    29%
  • Volleyball
    29%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
556
Free or Reduced Lunch
45%
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.7 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.7 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,714
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.6%
44%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.9 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,616/ year
National
$12,239
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.12 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.12 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.12 responses
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People say that time flies when you are having fun. My time at Iota High is coming to a close, but it feels like only yesterday I walked through the doors for the first time.
Today was the first day of my last semester in high school. Any other senior from other schools cannot wait to get out and move on, but I have come to adore the welcoming atmosphere Iota High has to offer. I admire how lucky my peers and I are to be able to attend one of the best high schools in the parish. Our school has great athletics and coaches, not to mention admirable academics. All of the teachers are very kind and eager to help anyone in need. Later in life, I know I will be able to look back on these four years and smile.
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During my four years at Iota High, I have learned many things. I have learned about the faculty, students, and how lucky we are to be at Iota. There is so much that my school has to offer that others do not. We have many organizations and we are constantly adding more to get everyone involved. Our sports are constantly improving thanks to our lovely coaches who do everything they can to make things happen. Our school would not be what it is without the love and support of our little town. No matter if we win or lose, they are always there to back us. I wouldn't change anything about my school. We are constantly growing because people always want to come to Iota.
Iota High School is a very nice school academically and the teachers were very nice. I learned many different things during high school that will help me further my studies as a college student. If you involve yourself with what is happening at school, you will have a better experience. The only problem was there wasn't much diversity among the students there.