Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy

  • Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy serves 1,046 students in grades Prekindergarten-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 84% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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 1,046 students has grown by 79% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 56% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-9
Total Students1,046 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy is 0.63, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#155 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
69%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy and percentage of American Indian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
18%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
20%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
55%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.630.61
This chart display the diversity score of Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
60%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
3%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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