320 Devalcourt Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Early College Academy serves 249 students in grades 9-12.
Early College Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Early College Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Early College Academy's student population of 249 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 85% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Early College Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Early College Academy is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#22 out of 1267 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
22%
43%
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White
65%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 50%)

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