Arlington Preparatory Academy

  • Arlington Preparatory Academy serves 94 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-59% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-59% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Arlington Preparatory Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
  • Arlington Preparatory Academy operates within the East Baton Rouge Parish School District.
  • East Baton Rouge Parish School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the Louisiana state average of 79%.

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School Overview

  • Arlington Preparatory Academy's student population of 94 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 58% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students94 students
Arlington Preparatory Academy Total Students (1992-2016)
Gender %Arlington Preparatory Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Arlington Preparatory Academy Total Teachers (1992-2016)
Students by GradeArlington Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Arlington Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has decreased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arlington Preparatory Academy is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio3:113:1
Arlington Preparatory Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2016)
Asian
1%
2%
Arlington Preparatory Academy Asian Students (2002-2016)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Arlington Preparatory Academy Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
93%
44%
Arlington Preparatory Academy Black Students (1992-2016)
White
6%
45%
Arlington Preparatory Academy White Students (1992-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsArlington Preparatory Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.130.61
Arlington Preparatory Academy Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Graduation Rate<50%
79%
Arlington Preparatory Academy Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
54%
Arlington Preparatory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Arlington Preparatory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Arlington Preparatory Academy is East Baton Rouge Parish School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 108 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • East Baton Rouge Parish School District's student population of 46,333 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 68% has increased from 63% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,089 in this district is less than the state average of $24,719. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,165 is less than the state average of $22,732. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    88
    2
    Number of Students Managed46,3331,095
    East Baton Rouge Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    58%
    64%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    65%
    70%
    District Graduation Rate
    68%
    79%
    District Total Revenue$563 MM$27 MM
    District Spending$566 MM$25 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,089$24,719
    District Spending / Student$13,165$22,732
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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