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Epps High School

Public | PK-12 | 342 students

 

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Posted May 18, 2010

This school is full of helpful teachers. I have been attending Epps for 2 years and i have loved it here. I am close to my classmates of JR. now soon to be SR. and we have awsome teachers who are always willing to help us with anything we need. We even have a awsome principle Mr. G who is there if we need him and doesnt want any dram in his school. so if we have a problem we can go and talk to him anytime. Though our school is small so we could also us this money in a way to help the school help the students more.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2010

I love Epps High School because my daughter attends this school. She has great teachers. The administrators are great, even down to the custodians and cooks. The student body is great. This is a small community and a small school with big goals and adventures.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 25, 2008

i wouldnt rather be in any other school! the teachers are great. they are caring and patient. they are the best!!
—Submitted by a student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
51%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 65% in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
54%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
60%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
67%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 70% in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 65% in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
63%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
56%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
50%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
90%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 64% in 2010.

26 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2010.

26 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
70%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
69%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 70% in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
59%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) to assess students in grades 4 and 8 in math, English language arts, science and social studies. The LEAP 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
63%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
60%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
75%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) to assess students in grades 4 and 8 in math, English language arts, science and social studies. The LEAP 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 82% in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
37%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
28%
English II

The state average for English II was 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
66%
English III

The state average for English III was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
25%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the End-Of-Course (EOC) tests to test grade high school students in English 2, English 3, biology 1, algebra 1 and geometry. The EOC is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The EOC is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

Source: LA Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 63% 47%
Black 36% 45%
Hispanic 1% 4%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89%N/A67%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • Academic Excellance (2006)

Special education / special needs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Special education
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Speech and language impairments

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
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School basics

School start time
  • 7:45 am
School end time
  • 3:02 pm
School Leader's name
  • Edwin C Guchereau
Fax number
  • (318) 926-5655

Programs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Special education
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Speech and language impairments
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Track
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Neither uniforms nor dress code
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P.O. Box 277
Epps, LA 71237
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Phone: (318) 926-3624

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