Sam Houston High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
14.0
Math Proficiency
3.3
English Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 08–12 Grades
  • 1,161 Students
  • 66 Teachers

Sam Houston High School
880 SOUTH H JONES PARKWAY
LAKE CHARLES, LA 70611

Phone: (337) 855-3528

District: Calcasieu Parish

Overview

At Sam Houston High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Sam Houston High School is 29 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 10 percent. Sam Houston High School is 1 of 12 high schools in the Calcasieu Parish.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,161
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 10%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 29%
Full-Time Teachers 66

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 77%
Proficient in Math 82%
College Readiness Index 14.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 08 – 12
Setting Mid-size Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 12
Total Students 9,519
Proficient in English (district average) 58%
Proficient in Math (district average) 60%
College Readiness (district average) 17.9

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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