L.w. Higgins High School

7201 Lapalco Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072 | (504) 341-2273
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,480
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4 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 7201 Lapalco Boulevard, Marrero, LA 70072
  • Principal or Admin: Germaine Gilson
  • Fax: (504) 341-8110
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,480
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 95.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 718 (48.5%)
  • Females: 762 (51.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 149 (10.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 953 (64.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,102 (74.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
L.w. Higgins High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian120.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For L.w. Higgins High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade42728.9%
10th Grade39426.6%
11th Grade36424.6%
12th Grade29519.9%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 65%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:33%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 17 Years
  • Average Salary: $46,077
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
L.w. Higgins High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$39,41811%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$46,89889%
Source: LA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

4 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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4 reviews for L.w. Higgins High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on February 24, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • whoop whoop i am a higgins alumni...i went there from 2004-2007...this is the best high school ever..the sports are great and the teachers are amazing...i had the best years of my life in this school...just remember its what the individual makes of it...not everyone can handle such a wild crazy live by the moment school...ooo and LEADERSHIP 07 ROCKS!!!!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 12, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • the staff is not there to teach our childeren however only to earn money. my son has had trouble all year with the rude staff, and the councler was less than helpful, all of the many times we went to see him. we finally went to another school, because we kept running into problems with teachers being racist.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on July 27, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is the best high school on the westbank. I attended 1998-2001 and the teachers were exceptional and the school overall was great. I would definitely send my children here.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on April 15, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate


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