Ascension Parish Alternative School (Closed 2012)

38606 Hwy 22
Darrow, LA
  • Ascension Parish Alternative School served 235 students in grades 3-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 20-29% (which was lower than the Louisiana state average of 66%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 20-29% (which was lower than the Louisiana state average of 67%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 was lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 54% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 3-12
Total Students235 students
This chart display total students of Ascension Parish Alternative School by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Ascension Parish Alternative School by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Ascension Parish Alternative School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
66%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ascension Parish Alternative School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
67%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ascension Parish Alternative School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ascension Parish Alternative School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Ascension Parish Alternative School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ascension Parish Alternative School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Black
50%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ascension Parish Alternative School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
46%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ascension Parish Alternative School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ascension Parish Alternative School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.540.36
This chart display the diversity score of Ascension Parish Alternative School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Graduation Rate (10-11)≤5%
76%
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ascension Parish Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ascension Parish Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAscension Parish School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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