Edna Karr High School

  • Edna Karr High School serves 1,113 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Edna Karr High School 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Edna Karr High School's student population of 1,113 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School ()
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,113 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Edna Karr High School 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 decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edna Karr High School is 0.10, 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)
Overall School Rank
36%
25%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Edna Karr High School 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Edna Karr High School 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Edna Karr High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
95%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Edna Karr High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
2%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Edna Karr High School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Edna Karr High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.100.35
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Graduation Rate
96%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Edna Karr High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Edna Karr High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDr. Martin Luther King Charter For Sci/tech School District

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volley Ball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Boys MentorshipClub, Cheerleaders, Color Guard, Concert Band, Cougar Pride Dance Team, Earth Savers Club, Entrepreneur’s Club, Flag Team, Forensics Club, French Club, Garden Club, Girls Mentorship Club, Japanese Club, LEAP Club, Majorettes, Nartional Honor Society, Orchestra, Pep Squad, ROTC Drill Squad
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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