Foundation Preparatory

  • Foundation Preparatory serves 146 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-79% (which is approximately equal to the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Foundation Preparatory 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 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 56%.

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School Overview

  • Foundation Preparatory's student population of 146 students has grown by 284% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 114% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students146 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Foundation Preparatory 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Foundation Preparatory is 0.40, 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 School Rank#837 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
64%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio10:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
19%
7%
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Black
75%
44%
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White
1%
44%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Foundation Preparatory. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.400.61
This chart display the diversity score of Foundation Preparatory and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Foundation Preparatory 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 NameOrleans Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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