Bayou Community Academy Charter School

  • Bayou Community Academy Charter School serves 485 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 97% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 98% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 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 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Bayou Community Academy Charter School's student population of 485 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students485 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bayou Community Academy Charter School is 0.47, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#20 out of 1277 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
17%
44%
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White
71%
44%
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Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score0.470.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafourche Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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