Belle Chasse Academy

100 Fifth Street Nas Jrb
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
2.67 5 1 (3 reviews)
Belle Chasse Academy serves 966 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Belle Chasse Academy placed in the top 10% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (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 89% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Belle Chasse Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Belle Chasse Academy's student population of 966 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students966 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Belle Chasse Academy is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Belle Chasse Academy is 0.73, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#112 out of 1277 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
19%
7%
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Black
30%
43%
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White
37%
45%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
10%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.730.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBelle Chasse Academy Inc. School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Belle Chasse Academy is Belle Chasse High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jefferson Rise Charter School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Paul J. Solis Elementary School (3.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belle Chasse Belle Chasse High School Math: 92% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 926 students
    2.7 miles
    8346 Highway 23
    Belle Chasse, LA 70037
    (504) 394-2810
    2.7 9-12 926
  • Gretna Paul J. Solis Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 766 students
    3.5 miles
    2850 Mt. Laurel Drive
    Gretna, LA 70056
    (504) 392-7867
    3.5 PK-5 766
  • Harvey Woodland West Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 732 students
    3.6 miles
    2143 Mars Street
    Harvey, LA 70058
    (504) 366-5308
    3.6 PK-5 732
  • Gretna Jefferson Rise Charter School Charter School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 359 students
    3.8 miles
    501 Lapalco Blvd
    Gretna, LA 70056
    (504) 410-5905
    3.8 6-8 359
  • Gretna George Cox Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
    4.0 miles
    2630 Belle Chasse Highway
    Gretna, LA 70056
    (504) 394-5890
    4 PK-5 426

School Reviews

  2.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Awesome school. Thank you to the principal for everything.
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Make sure you ask your child what happened before you assume anything that anyone from Belle chasse academy says is true. Review all work, read through the cumulative records and have a witness with you at any meetings you have with that school. Keep documentation!
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There are very few reasons to send your child to this school. The staff takes center stage here, not your child's education or well being.
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