Students from Port Barre High School have been evacuated because of a bomb threat.

Law enforcement officials are at the school to check it out as a precaution.

Students in the 5th through 8th grade classes have been taken to Port Barre First Baptist Church.

Students in grades nine through twelfth were taken to Catholic Church Sacred Heart.

The Port Barre Police Department began checking out the school after someone reported that a bomb threat had been written on a wall at the school.