Independence Leadership Academy
Independence Leadership Academy serves 413 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-4
- Enrollment: 413 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 85%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in LA
- Math Proficiency: 45-49% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 50-54% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education
Independence Leadership Academy's student population of 413 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 42% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Independence Leadership Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Independence Leadership Academy is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1007 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education
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