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Ponchatoula High School (leave a review)
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+1 (985) 386-3514

19452 Highway 22 East

Ponchatoula, Louisiana


About Ponchatoula High School
8th Grade - 12th Grade

Ponchatoula High School is one of 34 schools found in the Tangipahoa Parish district of Louisiana.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 8th Grade to 12th Grade and has an enrolment of 1,721 students - compared to other schools in Louisiana, this is a relatively large school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $37,539, which is lower than the Louisiana state average of $48,011.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Program not provided

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Ponchatoula High School 1721$1,31515$37,5390.44
Martha Vinyard Elementary School (0.36 miles) 682$1,434$34,2730.54
D.C. Reeves Elementary School (1.95 miles) 618$1,40313$38,4710.55
Tucker Memorial Elementary School (2.03 miles) 616$1,51114$35,0680.52
Ponchatoula Junior High School (2.16 miles) 697$1,287$35,1800.49
Perrin Early Learning Center (2.6 miles) 291$3,48513$33,7650.54

Ponchatoula High School

Number of pupils1721
Funding per pupil$1,315
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$37,539
Diversity index0.44

Martha Vinyard Elementary School (0.36 miles)

Number of pupils682
Funding per pupil$1,434
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$34,273
Diversity index0.54

D.C. Reeves Elementary School (1.95 miles)

Number of pupils618
Funding per pupil$1,403
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$38,471
Diversity index0.55

Tucker Memorial Elementary School (2.03 miles)

Number of pupils616
Funding per pupil$1,511
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$35,068
Diversity index0.52

Ponchatoula Junior High School (2.16 miles)

Number of pupils697
Funding per pupil$1,287
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$35,180
Diversity index0.49

Perrin Early Learning Center (2.6 miles)

Number of pupils291
Funding per pupil$3,485
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$33,765
Diversity index0.54
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Rankings within Louisiana
There are 1,400 schools in Louisiana. Rankings don't always go up to 1,400 because some schools have missing data.
19thlargest school
19thhighest number of FTE teachers
1137thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1194thhighest average teaching salary
1014thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
276thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
656thhighest diversity index
1095thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

8th Grade - 12th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 177 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 177 days

12th Grade: 177 days

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