L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies

  • L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies serves 211 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 97% (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 97% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies placed in the top 5% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies's student population of 211 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 55% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students211 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies is 0.71, 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 School Rank (16-17)#16 out of 1278 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
12%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
7%
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Black
33%
44%
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White
39%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.710.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
2%
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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

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