Belle Chasse Academy

  • Belle Chasse Academy serves 943 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 87% (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 92% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Belle Chasse Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Belle Chasse Academy's student population of 943 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students943 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belle Chasse Academy 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 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Belle Chasse Academy is 0.71, 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)
87%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Belle Chasse Academy and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Belle Chasse Academy and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Belle Chasse Academy and the percentage of Asian students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Belle Chasse Academy and the percentage of Hispanic students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
33%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Belle Chasse Academy and the percentage of Black students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
39%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Belle Chasse Academy and the percentage of White students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Belle Chasse Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.710.35
This chart display the diversity score of Belle Chasse Academy and the average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Belle Chasse Academy and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
23%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Belle Chasse Academy and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBelle Chasse Academy Inc. School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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