Downsville Community Charter School

  • Downsville Community Charter School serves 381 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is equal to the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 71% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Downsville Community Charter School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Downsville Community Charter School's student population of 381 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students381 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Downsville Community Charter School
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Downsville Community Charter School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Downsville Community Charter School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#627 out of 1278 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Downsville Community Charter 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Downsville Community Charter 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Downsville Community Charter School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Downsville Community Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Downsville Community Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
92%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Downsville Community Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Downsville Community Charter School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Downsville Community Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.150.60
This chart display the diversity score of Downsville Community Charter School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥50%
79%
This chart display graduation rate of Downsville Community Charter School and public school graduation rate of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Downsville Community Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Downsville Community Charter School and the percentage of public school 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 NameUnion Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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This school is horrible. The teachers and staff are poorly educated and do not care about the children as much as they care about protecting themselves and making money. I'm moving for the specific purpose of getting my children out of this school.
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