2014 Academic Indicators
- College Readiness Index
- Algebra Proficiency
- English Proficiency
- Student/Teacher Ratio
- 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
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.
Students / Teachers
These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.
|Total Minority Enrollment (% of total)||78%|
|Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total)||79%|
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|
School profile information is based on government data.
|Grades Served||09 – 12|
|Receives Title I Funding||Yes|
This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.
|Proficient in English (district average)||92%|
|Proficient in Algebra (district average)||76%|
|College Readiness (district average)||16.7|
Data are based on the 2011-2012 school year.
AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.
International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.