Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy

Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy serves 298 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy's student population of 298 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students298 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy is 0.17, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1034 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
91%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.170.61
This chart display the diversity score of Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy is Kipp Booker T Washington (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sylvanie Williams College Prep (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mahalia Jackson Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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