Phoenix High School

13073 Hwy 15, Braithwaite, LA 70040 | (504) 333-4573
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Student Enrollment: 191
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3 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 13073 Highway 15, Braithwaite, LA 70040
  • Principal or Admin: John Lester Barthelemy Jr
  • Fax: (504) 333-7073
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: 191
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 25.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 7.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 97 (50.8%)
  • Females: 94 (49.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 3 (1.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 172 (90.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 175 (91.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Phoenix High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Phoenix High School
  Number Percent
1st Grade168.4%
2nd Grade168.4%
3rd Grade105.2%
4th Grade147.3%
5th Grade115.8%
6th Grade136.8%
7th Grade189.4%
8th Grade157.9%
9th Grade168.4%
10th Grade126.3%
11th Grade105.2%
12th Grade105.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 75%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:25%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 15 Years
  • Average Salary: $36,999
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Phoenix High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$23,58725%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$41,47075%
Source: LA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3

3 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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4 reviews for Phoenix High School

  • Reviewed by Student on October 16, 2009
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The school is good, the students are learning and the teachers are teaching but the principal needs to get a grip. He does not let the students have any fun or allow them to have any school spirit. All he does is stress test scores and he doesn't let the children have fun while learning. I mean cmon this is high school, you are supposed to have fun, especially your senior year. We can't even have pep rallies, do a newspaper, high school olympics, staff vs student games, update school website, fully dress out for spirit week or even go on field trips. What do we have to look forward to in school? Students need a break from time to time and we need to be rewarded for our good work. Many of the students have complained about not looking forward to coming to school only because of the principal. The students have embraced learning but they are losing their enthusiasm. We think that a new principal would be worthy for the cause. If we had a new principal I think our level of willingness to learn will increase.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on July 08, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Well I believe Phoenix have come a long way from when I was in school, now I believer if your child want to learn then the education is there to get but if you a trouble child that just don't want to learn, then that is the parent problem to fix.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 07, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Due to Hurricane Katrina things happen. It was up to the graduating class, if they wanted to graduate with another school or have their own graduation. It was their choice and they chose their school ground. THINK ABOUT IT! Don't BLAME the students BLAME Katrina!!!!!
  • Reviewed by Staff Member on April 05, 2007
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Phoenix high school should be ashamed of themselves. The students are not learning, the teachers are not teaching, and the principal is not agreeing. The senior class of 2007 is graduating from out of the parking lot at phs. I'M PUTTING IT ON FULL BLAST!

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