Jake Drost School For Exceptional Children

  • Jake Drost School For Exceptional Children serves 32 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Jake Drost School For Exceptional Children's student population of 32 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students32 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jake Drost School For Exceptional Children's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jake Drost School For Exceptional Children is 0.59, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:118:1
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
28%
44%
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White
57%
44%
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Two or more races
9%
2%
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Diversity Score0.590.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalcasieu Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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