Belaire High School

  • Belaire High School serves 1,233 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Belaire High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Belaire High School's student population of 1,233 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 104 teachers has grown by 70% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students1,233 students
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Total Classroom Teachers104 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belaire High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Belaire High School is 0.17, which is less 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)
24%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
6%
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Black
91%
44%
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White
2%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Belaire High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.170.35
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Graduation Rate
56%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Belaire High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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