501 Lapalco Blvd
Gretna, LA 70056
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Jefferson Rise Charter School serves 612 students in grades 6-11.
Jefferson Rise Charter School 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 58% (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 60% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

School Overview

Jefferson Rise Charter School's student population of 612 students has grown by 152% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 56% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-11
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
612 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Rise Charter School 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 Jefferson Rise Charter School is 0.63, which is equal to 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
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#849 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
9%
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Black
52%
42%
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White
29%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-11
  • Students: 612 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63

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