Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High School

  • Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High School serves 97 students in grades 9-12.
  • 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 40-44% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High 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 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High School's student population of 97 students has declined by 75% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 82% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students97 students
Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High 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 14:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. 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)#1073 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)<50%
63%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)40-44%
69%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Hispanic
8%
7%
Black
91%
44%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.170.60
Graduation Rate (16-17)55-59%
79%
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
52%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoseph S. Clark Preparatory High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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