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

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L.W. Higgins High School is a public school located in Marrero, LA. It has 1,201 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 62% of students are at least proficient in math and 62% in reading.

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L.W. Higgins High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
62%
Percent Proficient - Math
62%
Average Graduation Rate
72%
Average SAT
No data available  
Average ACT
20
212 responses
AP Enrollment
7%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$44,866
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$915
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$138,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
41%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 17 responses
Poll
59%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 55 responses
  • Homecoming
    29%
  • Spirit Week
    25%
  • Faculties versus students sport games
    20%
  • Pep rally's , talent shows
    9%
  • Pep rallies
    5%
  • Spirit Week
    5%
  • Homecoming
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,201
Free or Reduced Lunch
74%
52%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 23 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 23 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 23 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,352
Teachers in First/Second Year
36%
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 27 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 27 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 27 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,957 / year
National
$12,239
66%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 29 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 29 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 29 responses

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