Js Clark Leadership Academy

1203 South Union Street
Opelousas, LA 70571
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Js Clark Leadership Academy serves 249 students in grades 5-12.
Js Clark Leadership Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Js Clark Leadership Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Js Clark Leadership Academy's student population of 249 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 325% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Rankings

Js Clark Leadership Academy is ranked within the top 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 Js Clark Leadership Academy is 0.02, 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 Testing Rank
#478 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
99%
43%
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White
1%
45%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.020.61
Graduation Rate
≥80%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
52%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJs Clark Leadership Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Js Clark Leadership Academy is Northwest High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Opelousas Junior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grolee Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Opelousas Grolee Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 393 students
    0.5 miles
    1540 West Grolee Street
    Opelousas, LA 70570
    (337) 942-3130
    0.5 PK-6 393
  • Opelousas North Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 263 students
    1.1 miles
    308 West Martin Luther King Dr
    Opelousas, LA 70570
    (337) 942-2629
    1.1 PK-6 263
  • Opelousas Southwest Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 309 students
    1.3 miles
    1203 Burr Street
    Opelousas, LA 70570
    (337) 942-9892
    1.3 PK-6 309
  • Opelousas Opelousas Junior High School Math: 28% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 447 students
    1.5 miles
    730 South Market Street
    Opelousas, LA 70570
    (337) 942-4957
    1.5 7-8 447
  • Opelousas South Street Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 375 students
    1.5 miles
    409 East South Street
    Opelousas, LA 70571
    (337) 942-8127
    1.5 PK-6 375

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