Career Academy (Closed 2016)

4375 East Brookstown Drive

Baton Rouge, LA 70805

  • Career Academy served 307 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was ≤10% (which was lower than the Louisiana state average of 61%) for the 2014-2015 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 20-24% (which was lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Career Academy operated within the East Baton Rouge Parish School District.
  • East Baton Rouge Parish School District's 68% graduation rate was lower than the Louisiana state average of 79%.

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students307 students
Career Academy Total Students (2012-2016)
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Career Academy Total Teachers (2012-2016)
Students by GradeCareer Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)≤10%
61%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)20-24%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
Career Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2012-2016)
Black
100%
44%
Career Academy Black Students (2012-2016)
White
n/a
45%
Career Academy White Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsCareer Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Scoren/a0.61
Career Academy Diversity Score (2012-2015)
Graduation Rate50-54%
77%
Career Academy Graduation Rate (2013-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
54%
Career Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Career Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2012-2014)

District Comparison

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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