Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette

200 18th St.
Lafayette, LA 70501
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette serves 123 students in grades 7-12.
Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette 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 ≤20% (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 21-39% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 40%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 123 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 30-39% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette's student population of 123 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
123 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette 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 Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#779 out of 1237 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
29%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
58%
42%
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White
37%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
30-39%
83%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette's ranking?
Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette is ranked #779 out of 1,237 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% LA state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% LA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette?
The graduation rate of Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette is 30-39%, which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 83%.
How many students attend Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette?
123 students attend Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette students are Black, 37% of students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette?
Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.
What grades does Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette offer ?
Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette part of?
Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette is part of Lafayette Parish School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 123 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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