Bolton High School

2101 Vance Ave, Alexandria, LA 71301 | (318) 448-3628
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 589
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2101 Vance Avenue, Alexandria, LA 71301
  • Principal or Admin: William F. Higgins
  • Fax: (318) 448-4329
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: 589
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 51.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 290 (49.2%)
  • Females: 299 (50.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 32 (5.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 308 (52.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 340 (57.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Bolton High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black31453.3%
Asian193.2%
Hispanic50.8%
White25042.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Bolton High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade24942.3%
10th Grade15025.5%
11th Grade8814.9%
12th Grade10217.3%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 60%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:40%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 17 Years
  • Average Salary: $44,143
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Bolton High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$37,3257%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$44,63093%
Source: LA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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5 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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4 reviews for Bolton High School

  • Reviewed by Student on April 07, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • As a proud student of Bolton High School, I would like to say that this school is a great school that will prepare you for life. It teaches you Academic Resources for future references. The teachers help you for the life of younger people to become mature adults someday. The school is ranked in the top 3% out of the nations public schools. This is by far the best school to get an education. With pride and Bolton spirit I Believe we can achieve more than what we already have by coming together & Having Bolton Bear Pride! I Am A Student At Bolton High School & I Recommend That You Come Pay Our School Visit!
  • Reviewed by Former Student on March 15, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • As an alumnus of Bolton High School, I can look back to an excellent academic preparation for my subsequent university education. The faculty of the school, over the years, has been absolutely superior, as attested to in the sequential awards by US News & World Report. Bolton continues to maintain the exemplary academic standards set over so many generations of students. Your predecessors, teachers and alumni, would be very proud of you.
  • Reviewed by Student on March 05, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • As a student of Bolton High School, I am proud to be a Bolton Bear. I'm just going to say that you have to earn your grade at this school and if you are looking for a high school that prepares your child for college, I assure you this school is the school for him/her. Our school is ranked top 3% of the nation’s public schools.This year Bolton's average ACT composite score is 23.20. You should really consider this school. Although my teachers say Wikipedia is an unreliable source, I have read over this and it seems pretty accurate to me. So check it out. (: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolton_High_School_%28Louisiana%29

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Bolton High School performed on average about the same as 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
201060.0%71.0%71.0%
200966.0%68.0%67.0%
 
English II Test
201092.0%88.0%80.0%
200980.0%85.0%77.0%
 

iLEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201064.0%63.0%64.0%
200967.0%68.0%65.0%
 
Math Test
201058.0%58.0%65.0%
200960.0%64.0%64.0%
 
Source: LA Department of Education 2009-2010

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