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Ponchatoula High School
  • Public
  • PONCHATOULA, LA

Report Card

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

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Ponchatoula High School is an above average, public school located in PONCHATOULA, LA. It has 1,892 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 62% of students are at least proficient in math and 70% in reading.

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19452 HIGHWAY 22 EAST
PONCHATOULA, LA 70454
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
70%
Percent Proficient - Math
62%
Average Graduation Rate
84%
Average SAT
1190
12 responses
Average ACT
23
387 responses
AP Enrollment
9%

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade unavailable
  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$47,832
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$832
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$162,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
68%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 19 responses
Poll
58%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 19 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 45 responses
  • Peprallys, service clubs, sports
    24%
  • Football
    18%
  • Cross Country coach is best and best group
    9%
  • Pep rallies
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Cypress Bark (newspaper) class and staff
    7%
  • Drama Club
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,892
Free or Reduced Lunch
34%
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 22 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 22 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 22 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,684
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.2%
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 29 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 29 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 29 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$10,361 / year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 35 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 35 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 35 responses

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