Lake Charles Charter Academy

  • Lake Charles Charter Academy serves 873 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is equal to the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lake Charles Charter 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Lake Charles Charter Academy's student population of 873 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students873 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Charles Charter Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake Charles Charter Academy is 0.27, 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 School Rank (16-17)#701 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
85%
44%
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White
9%
44%
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Diversity Score0.270.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Charles Charter Academy Foundation Inc. School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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