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West Jefferson High School
  • Public
  • HARVEY, LA

Report Card

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

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West Jefferson High School is a public school located in HARVEY, LA. It has 1,495 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 55% of students are at least proficient in math and 48% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
48%
Percent Proficient - Math
55%
Average Graduation Rate
62%
Average SAT
1060
9 responses
Average ACT
19
201 responses
AP Enrollment
10%

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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 C
Median Household Income
$41,559
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$997
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$139,300
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
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 12 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 15 responses
  • Football games and parades
    33%
  • Pep Rallies
    33%
  • Club Activities
    13%
  • Spirit Week
    13%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Pep rallies
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,495
Free or Reduced Lunch
72%
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 10 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 10 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,352
Teachers in First/Second Year
35.1%
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 13 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 13 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 13 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
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
64%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 14 responses
36%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 14 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 14 responses

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