J.s. Slocum Learning Center (Closed 2012)

  • J.s. Slocum Learning Center served 71 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 was lower than the LA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 72% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 55%.
  • J.s. Slocum Learning Center operated within the Rapides Parish School District.
  • Rapides Parish School District's 63% graduation rate was lower than the LA state average of 67%.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students71 students
J.s. Slocum Learning Center Total Students (2005-2011)
Gender %J.s. Slocum Learning Center Gender
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
J.s. Slocum Learning Center Total Teachers (2005-2011)
Students by GradeJ.s. Slocum Learning Center Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio6:115:1
J.s. Slocum Learning Center Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2011)
American Indian
1%
1%
J.s. Slocum Learning Center American Indian Students (2008-2011)
Asian
n/a
2%
J.s. Slocum Learning Center Asian Students (2006-2009)
Hispanic
4%
6%
J.s. Slocum Learning Center Black Students (2010-2011)
Black
67%
44%
J.s. Slocum Learning Center Black Students (2005-2011)
White
28%
45%
J.s. Slocum Learning Center White Students (2005-2011)
All Ethnic GroupsJ.s. Slocum Learning Center All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.480.61
J.s. Slocum Learning Center Diversity Score (2005-2011)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
78%
58%
J.s. Slocum Learning Center Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2011)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
6%
J.s. Slocum Learning Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2011)

District Comparison

School District NameRapides Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
48
4
Number of Students Managed23,6691,685
Rapides Parish School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate63%67%
Rapides Parish School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$235 MM$30 MM
Rapides Parish School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$221 MM$31 MM
Rapides Parish School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,783$13,503
Rapides Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,177$14,322
Rapides Parish School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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