Joseph A. Craig Charter School

  • Joseph A. Craig Charter School serves 300 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 50-54% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Joseph A. Craig 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Joseph A. Craig Charter School's student population of 300 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 42% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joseph A. Craig Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joseph A. Craig Charter School is 0.08, 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)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1083 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
96%
44%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joseph A. Craig Charter School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.080.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
52%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoseph A. Craig Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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