East Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy (Closed 2013)

  • East Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy served 228 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 60-69% (which was lower than the Louisiana state average of 71%) for the 2011-2012 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was ≥90% (which was higher than the Louisiana state average of 71%) for the 2011-2012 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was equal to the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 97% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
  • East Baton Rouge Laboratory 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 TypeAlternative school / Magnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students228 students
East Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender %East Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
East Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy Total Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by GradeEast Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (11-12)60-69%
71%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (11-12)≥90%
71%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
East Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
East Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy Asian Students (2009-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
East Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy Black Students (2009-2012)
Black
97%
44%
East Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy Black Students (2008-2012)
White
3%
45%
East Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy White Students (2008-2012)
All Ethnic GroupsEast Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.060.61
East Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy Diversity Score (2008-2012)
Graduation Rate70-79%
76%
East Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy Graduation Rate (2011-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
54%
East Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
East Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

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) (15-16)
58%
64%
District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)
65%
70%
District Graduation Rate
(15-16)
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: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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