Located near the Mississippi River, Destrehan High School is a public school catering to students on the East bank of the river. Established in 1924, the school has many extracurricular activities and athletic programs. The Fighting Wildcats and Lady Cats are the names of its sports teams. Some of the sports that it encourages are football, baseball, softball, swimming, basketball and golf. The campus also has facilities to support their athletic teams such as the Wildcat Stadium, Fighting Wildcats Baseball Field and Lady Cats Softball Field.