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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Belaire 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

  • Belaire High School's student population of 1233 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 104 teachers has grown by 67% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students1,233 students
Belaire High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Belaire High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers104 teachers
Belaire High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeBelaire High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Belaire High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 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 0.61. 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)
24%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
Belaire High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
2%
Belaire High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
7%
6%
Belaire High School Black Students (1990-2016)
Black
91%
44%
Belaire High School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
2%
45%
Belaire High School White Students (1992-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBelaire High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.61
Belaire High School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Graduation Rate
56%
79%
Belaire High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
54%
Belaire High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Belaire High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Belaire 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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