Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy

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2504 Maine Avenue
Kenner, LA 70062
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School attendance zone
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Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy serves 1,205 students in grades Prekindergarten-10.
The percentage of students achieving
proficiency in math
is 81% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving
proficiency in reading/language arts
is 84% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy's student population of 1,205 students has grown by 49% over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-10
Total Students1,205 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The
diversity score
of Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy is 0.66, which is more 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
#212 out of 1277 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
23%
7%
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Black
18%
43%
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White
51%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.660.61
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Eligible for
Free Lunch
45%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for
Reduced Lunch
18%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy is Bonnabel Magnet Academy High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Theodore Roosevelt Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Clancy/joseph Maggiore Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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