Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter & Detention Center

Tel: (318)747-1459
Grades 6-12
14 students
Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter & Detention Center serves 14 students in grades 6 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter & Detention Center operates within the Bossier Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 14 students has declined by 51% over five years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 14 students
Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter & Detention Center Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter & Detention Center Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter & Detention Center Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter & Detention Center Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1 16:1
Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter & Detention Center Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
Black
86%
44%
Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter & Detention Center Black Students (1994-2014)
White
14%
46%
Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter & Detention Center White Students (1994-2014)
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.
0.24 0.35
Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter & Detention Center Diversity Score (1994-2014)
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.
28%
60%
Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter & Detention Center Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2014)
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.
n/a
7%
Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shelter & Detention Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2009)

District Comparison

Bossier Parish School District's student population of 21,844 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,820 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,272 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Bossier Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
5
Number of Students Managed 21,844 2,019
Bossier Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $218 MM $30 MM
Bossier Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $207 MM $31 MM
Bossier Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,820 $13,503
Bossier Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,272 $14,322
Bossier Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Airline High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cope Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meadowview Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bossier CityCope Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 792 students
    0 miles
    4814 Shed Rd
    Bossier CityLA 71111
    (318)549-5380
    06-8792
  • Bossier CityMeadowview Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 474 students
    1.1 miles
    4312 Shed Rd
    Bossier CityLA 71111
    (318)549-5640
    1.1PK-5474
  • Bossier City Stockwell Place Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 802 students
    1.5 miles
    5801 Shed Rd
    Bossier CityLA 71111
    (318)549-5820
    1.5KG-5802
  • Bossier CityW.t. Lewis Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 564 students
    1.5 miles
    4701 Modica Lott Rd
    Bossier CityLA 71111
    (318)759-2100
    1.5KG-5564
  • Bossier CityGreenacres Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 755 students
    2.6 miles
    2220 Airline Dr
    Bossier CityLA 71111
    (318)549-6210
    2.66-8755

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