Lafayette Academy

2727 South Carrollton Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Lafayette Academy serves 930 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Lafayette Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Lafayette Academy's student population of 930 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students930 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Rankings

Lafayette Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Lafayette Academy is 0.11, 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
#1176 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
94%
43%
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White
1%
45%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.110.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
52%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafayette Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lafayette Academy is Eleanor Mcmain Secondary School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Kipp Believe (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Orleans Kipp Believe Charter School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 849 students
    0.9 miles
    9330 Forshey Street
    New Orleans, LA 70113
    (504) 304-8857
    0.9 K-8 849
  • New Orleans Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology Math: 53% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 709 students
    1.0 miles
    2401 Humanity Street
    New Orleans, LA 70122
    (504) 324-7076
    1 PK-8 709
  • New Orleans Eleanor Mcmain Secondary School Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 802 students
    1.1 miles
    5712 South Claiborne Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70125
    (504) 324-7500
    1.1 8-12 802
  • New Orleans Esperanza Charter School Charter School
    Math: 53% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 528 students
    1.2 miles
    4407 South Carrollton Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70118
    (504) 861-0659
    1.2 K-8 528
  • New Orleans Lycee Francais De La Nouvelle-orleans Charter School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-7 | 817 students
    1.2 miles
    5951 Patton Street
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 620-5500
    1.2 PK-7 817

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