L.W. Higgins High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
1.1
Algebra Proficiency
2.7
English Proficiency
2.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
19:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,534 Students
  • 82 Teachers

L.W. Higgins High School
7201 LAPALCO BLVD
MARRERO, LA 70072

Phone: (504) 341-2273

District: Jefferson Parish Public School System

Overview

At L.W. Higgins High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at L.W. Higgins High School is 5 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 78 percent. L.W. Higgins High School is 1 of 13 high schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with 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 1,534
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 78%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 79%
Full-Time Teachers 82

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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 85%
Proficient in Algebra 70%
College Readiness Index 1.1

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

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

Total Schools 13
Total Students 12,115
Proficient in English (district average) 92%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 76%
College Readiness (district average) 16.7

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Nearby Schools

L.W. Higgins High School is 1 of 13 schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System.

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