Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy

  • Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy serves 348 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy's student population of 348 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students348 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy is 0.15, which is less 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)
56%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
Hispanic
7%
6%
Black
92%
44%
White
1%
45%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.150.35
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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