David Thibodaux Stem Magnet Academy

  • David Thibodaux Stem Magnet Academy serves 890 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 84% (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 86% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • David Thibodaux Stem Magnet Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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David Thibodaux Stem Magnet Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • David Thibodaux Stem Magnet Academy's student population of 890 students has grown by 35% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeVocational school / Magnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students890 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • David Thibodaux Stem Magnet Academy is ranked within the top 20% 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 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of David Thibodaux Stem Magnet Academy is 0.53, 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)
84%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
38%
44%
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White
57%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in David Thibodaux Stem Magnet Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.530.35
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Graduation Rate90-94%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafayette Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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