Calcasieu Parish Alternative School (Closed 2012)

Calcasieu Parish Alternative School served 120 students in grades 1-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 20-24% (which was lower than the Louisiana state average of 66%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 25-29% (which was lower than the Louisiana state average of 67%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 was lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 58% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Total Students120 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Calcasieu Parish Alternative School by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Calcasieu Parish Alternative School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
20-24%
66%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Calcasieu Parish Alternative School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
25-29%
67%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Calcasieu Parish Alternative School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio4:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Calcasieu Parish Alternative School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Calcasieu Parish Alternative School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Calcasieu Parish Alternative School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Calcasieu Parish Alternative School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Black
57%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Calcasieu Parish Alternative School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
42%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Calcasieu Parish Alternative School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Calcasieu Parish Alternative School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score
0.500.61
This chart display the diversity score of Calcasieu Parish Alternative School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(10-11)
≤10%
76%
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Calcasieu Parish Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Calcasieu Parish Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalcasieu Parish School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Calcasieu Parish Alternative School is Washington/marion Magnet High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ray D. Molo Middle Magnet School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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