Baton Rouge Magnet High School

Tel: (225)383-0520
  • Baton Rouge Magnet High School serves 1,498 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 91% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Baton Rouge Magnet High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
  • Baton Rouge Magnet High School 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

  • Baton Rouge Magnet High School's student population of 1498 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,498 students
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Baton Rouge Magnet High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeBaton Rouge Magnet High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Baton Rouge Magnet High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The diversity score of Baton Rouge Magnet High School is 0.64, which is more 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)
91%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
70%
Student : Teacher Ration/a13:1
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
15%
2%
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Asian Students (1992-2016)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Black Students (1992-2016)
Black
48%
44%
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
34%
45%
Baton Rouge Magnet High School White Students (1992-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBaton Rouge Magnet High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.640.61
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Graduation Rate≥99%
79%
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
54%
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Baton Rouge Magnet High School 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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