815 Huey P. Long Avenue
Gretna, LA 70053
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies serves 211 students in grades 6-8.
L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies placed in the top 1% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies's student population of 211 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
211 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies is ranked within the top 1% 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 L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies is 0.72, 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 Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1 out of 1267 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
12%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
7%
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Black
33%
43%
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White
38%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 211 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72 (Top 5%)

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