Peabody Magnet High School

Peabody Magnet High School serves 659 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Peabody Magnet High School operates within the Rapides Parish School District.
The school district's 64% graduation rate is lower than the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 659 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
School Type Alternative school / Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 659 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Black
99%
48%
White
1%
44%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.02 0.34
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.
79%
61%
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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,548 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,704 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,226 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Rapides Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
5
Number of Students Managed 24,548 2,117
Graduation Rate 64% 68%
District Total Revenue $229 MM $33 MM
District Spending $218 MM $33 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,704 $14,187
District Spending / Student $9,226 $14,076
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bolton High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Arthur F. Smith Middle Magnet School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is W.o. Hall Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AlexandriaArthur F. Smith Middle Magnet School
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    3100 Jones St
    AlexandriaLA 71302
    (318)445-6241
    Alternative School
    Magnet School

    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 437 students                      
  • AlexandriaW.o. Hall Elementary School
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    3111 Jones Ave
    AlexandriaLA 71302
    (318)443-9093
    Alternative School
    Magnet School

    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 221 students                      
  • AlexandriaAlma Redwine Elementary New Vision Academy
    1323 Vance Ave
    AlexandriaLA 71302
    (318)442-3177
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 264 students                      
  • AlexandriaPeabody Montessori Elementary School
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    2416 3rd St
    AlexandriaLA 71302
    (318)442-5012
    Alternative School
    Magnet School

    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 427 students                      
  • AlexandriaBolton High School
    2101 Vance Ave
    AlexandriaLA 71301
    (318)448-3628
    1.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 628 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 11, 2013 - it is a good school and they got the sprit of any high school in the world in Louisiana and they cherrleadrs are good and danceline - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended June 01, 2012 - Peabody Magnet is a wonderful school,with wonderful opportunities . Music,art,and sports are execellent and have been through the years.Since becoming a magnet school the academic programs are the best.The facilities are state of the art. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended April 10, 2012 - Peabody Magnet is a wonderful school. It leads the district in developing young learners for the "real world". The above post don't realize that as a parent we have a choice. There are great teachers in the school both parents and students need to take advantage of the course offerings and the new rigorous courses! - Posted by Teacher
  • Recommended June 08, 2010 - It's easy to get into trouble there and the kids there can be very messy. But if you really wanna consider going there i would suggest magnet and all honors classes. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended April 20, 2010 - DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILD TO THIS SCHOOL. IT IS HORRIBLE AND HAS THE WORST TEST SCORES. - Posted by Parent

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