Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy

  • Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy serves 317 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 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 top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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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 317 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students317 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy
Total Classroom Teachers20 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 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edgar P. Harney Spirit Of Excellence Academy is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#794 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
63%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
69%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Hispanic
6%
6%
Black
93%
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 public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.130.60
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
60%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRSD-Spirit Of Excellence Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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