Jefferson Rise Charter School

  • Jefferson Rise Charter School serves 242 students in grades 6-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Jefferson Rise Charter School's student population of 242 students has grown by 103% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 166% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-7
Total Students242 students
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers

School Comparison

  • Jefferson Rise Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Rise Charter School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#726 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
63%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
69%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
11%
6%
Black
60%
44%
White
26%
45%
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Rise Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.570.36
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
60%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
3%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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