Independence Leadership Academy

  • Independence Leadership Academy serves 449 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Independence Leadership Academy 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Independence Leadership Academy's student population of 449 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students449 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Independence Leadership Academy 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 diversity score of Independence Leadership Academy is 0.65, 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#994 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
27%
7%
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Black
49%
43%
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White
21%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.650.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTangipahoa Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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