Lake Forest Elementary Charter School

  • Lake Forest Elementary Charter School serves 604 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 98% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • Lake Forest Elementary Charter School 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.

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School Overview

  • Lake Forest Elementary Charter School's student population of 604 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students604 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Forest Elementary Charter School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake Forest Elementary Charter School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rankn/a
25%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake Forest Elementary Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Forest Elementary Charter School 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lake Forest Elementary Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
89%
44%
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White
n/a
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lake Forest Elementary Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake Forest Elementary Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.200.35
This chart display the diversity score of Lake Forest Elementary Charter School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lake Forest Elementary Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Forest Elementary Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDr. Martin Luther King Charter For Sci/tech School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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