Gretna No. 2 Academy For Advanced Studies

701 Amelia Street
Gretna, LA 70053
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Gretna No. 2 Academy For Advanced Studies serves 363 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Gretna No. 2 Academy For Advanced Studies placed in the top 5% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Gretna No. 2 Academy For Advanced Studies places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Gretna No. 2 Academy For Advanced Studies's student population of 363 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 37% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Gretna No. 2 Academy For Advanced Studies is ranked within the top 5% 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 Gretna No. 2 Academy For Advanced Studies is 0.71, which is more 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
#22 out of 1277 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
15%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
33%
43%
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White
40%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.710.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gretna No. 2 Academy For Advanced Studies is Jcfa (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gretna L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 6-8 | 211 students
    0.3 miles
    815 Huey P. Long Avenue
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 349-7768
    0.3 6-8 211
  • Gretna Frederick Douglass Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 315 students
    0.5 miles
    1400 Huey P. Long Avenue
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 368-5962
    0.5 PK-5 315
  • Gretna William Hart Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
    0.7 miles
    2001 Hancock Street
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 366-4346
    0.7 PK-5 344
  • Gretna Jcfa Charter School
    Grades: 8-12 | 154 students
    0.8 miles
    475 Manhattan Boulevard
    Gretna, LA 70054
    (504) 410-3121
    0.8 8-12 154
  • Gretna Mcdonogh 26/homedale Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 259 students
    0.9 miles
    1200 Jefferson Street
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 362-9929
    0.9 PK-5 259

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