Kipp Believe

Kipp Believe serves 849 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Kipp Believe 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 15:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Kipp Believe's student population of 849 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students849 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Kipp Believe
Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

Kipp Believe 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 Kipp Believe is 0.12, 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
#997 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kipp Believe 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 Ratio15:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Kipp Believe and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kipp Believe and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
94%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kipp Believe and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
45%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kipp Believe. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score
0.120.61
This chart display the diversity score of Kipp Believe and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kipp Believe 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKIPP Believe School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kipp Believe is Lake Area New Technical Early College High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology (0.6 miles away)
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