Baton Rouge Magnet High School

Tel: (225)383-0520
Grades: 9-12

1,275 students

Baton Rouge Magnet High School serves 1,275 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Baton Rouge Magnet High School operates within the East Baton Rouge Parish School District.
The school district's 52% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 1275 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
School Type Alternative school / Magnet School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,275 students
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 38% Male / 62%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Baton Rouge Magnet High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
13%
1%
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
3%
4%
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
41%
48%
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Black (1990-2012)
White
39%
45%
Baton Rouge Magnet High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Baton Rouge Magnet High School Sch Ethnicity Baton Rouge Magnet High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.67 0.72
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
28%
61%
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 48,308 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 52% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
91
9
Number of Students Managed 48,308 2,337
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 52% 68%
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $577 MM $33 MM
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $577 MM $33 MM
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,144 $14,187
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,155 $14,076
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lsu Laboratory School (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Glasgow Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southdowns School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Baton Rouge Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Glasgow Middle School
    1676 Glasgow Ave
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70808
    (225)925-2942
    0.5  mi  |  648  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Baton Rouge Southdowns School
    Special Education School
    2050 Hood Ave
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70808
    (225)346-1127
    Special Education School
    0.8  mi  |  91  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Baton Rouge Highland Elementary School
    280 Sunset Blvd
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70808
    (225)766-1272
    1  mi  |  351  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Baton Rouge Lsu Laboratory School
    Alternative School
    45 Dalrymple Dr
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70803
    (225)578-3221
    Alternative School
    1.5  mi  |  1359  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Baton Rouge Valley Park School
    Alternative School
    4510 Bawell
    Baton Rouge , LA , 70808
    (225)923-0910
    Alternative School
    1.6  mi  |  166  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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Did You Know?
Baton Rouge, LA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.40, which is higher than the Louisiana average of 0.33. The most diverse school in Baton Rouge is Parkview Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.