Avoyelles Public Charter School

  • Avoyelles Public Charter School serves 734 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 96% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 92% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Avoyelles Public Charter School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Avoyelles Public Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Avoyelles Public Charter School's student population of 734 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students734 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Avoyelles Public Charter School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Avoyelles Public Charter School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#28 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Avoyelles Public Charter 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Avoyelles Public Charter 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
25%
44%
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White
69%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Avoyelles Public Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.460.36
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Graduation Rate≥90%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Avoyelles Public Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAvoyelles Public Charter School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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I LOVE CHS! I was one of the students in the first graduating class! Ms. Julie is an angel and i dont know where I would be in life right now without this amazing educational institution. CHS has prepared me to succeed in life and to make the right decision in attending college!
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