Bayou Community Academy Charter School

  • Bayou Community Academy Charter School serves 479 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 91% (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 ≥99% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bayou Community Academy Charter 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Bayou Community Academy Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 1%)

School Overview

  • Bayou Community Academy Charter School's student population of 479 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bayou Community Academy 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 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bayou Community Academy Charter School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
14%
44%
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White
75%
45%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.420.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafourche Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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