Kentwood High Magnet School

  • Kentwood High Magnet School serves 267 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kentwood High Magnet 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Kentwood High Magnet School's student population of 267 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 36% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students267 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kentwood High Magnet School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Kentwood High Magnet School is 0.10, 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#914 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
95%
43%
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White
3%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.100.61
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTangipahoa Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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