West Jefferson High School

2200 Eighth St, Harvey, LA 70058 | (504) 368-6055
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,376
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2200 Eighth Street, Harvey, LA 70058
  • Principal or Admin: Lale Geer
  • Fax: (504) 368-0535
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: 1,376
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 90.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 701 (50.9%)
  • Females: 675 (49.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 101 (7.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 873 (63.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 974 (70.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
West Jefferson High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian80.6%
Black81359.1%
Asian896.5%
Hispanic25518.5%
White21115.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For West Jefferson High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade43231.4%
10th Grade36526.5%
11th Grade27920.3%
12th Grade30021.8%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 56%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:40%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 20 Years
  • Average Salary: $50,758
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
West Jefferson High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$43,0828%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$51,45692%
Source: LA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that West Jefferson High School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on ECC and iLEAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • English II
  • English Language Arts
  • Math

ECC - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201046.0%67.0%71.0%
200939.0%63.0%67.0%
 
English II Test
201060.0%74.0%80.0%
200956.0%71.0%77.0%
 

iLEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201037.0%57.0%64.0%
200942.0%55.0%65.0%
 
Math Test
201045.0%61.0%65.0%
200939.0%56.0%64.0%
 
Source: LA Department of Education 2009-2010

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