400 Ory Drive
La Place, LA 70068
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
East St. John Preparatory Academy serves 442 students in grades 5-8.
East St. John Preparatory Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 29%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 40%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 442 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

East St. John Preparatory Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

East St. John Preparatory Academy's student population of 442 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

East St. John Preparatory Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,237 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of East St. John Preparatory Academy is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1152 out of 1237 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
29%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
86%
42%
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White
5%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is East St. John Preparatory Academy's ranking?

East St. John Preparatory Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

6% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% LA state average), while 16% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% LA state average).

How many students attend East St. John Preparatory Academy?

442 students attend East St. John Preparatory Academy.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

86% of East St. John Preparatory Academy students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are White, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of East St. John Preparatory Academy?

East St. John Preparatory Academy has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.

What grades does East St. John Preparatory Academy offer ?

East St. John Preparatory Academy offers enrollment in grades 5-8

What school district is East St. John Preparatory Academy part of?

East St. John Preparatory Academy is part of St. John The Baptist Parish School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 442 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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