3519 Trafalgar Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Langston Hughes Charter Academy serves 804 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Langston Hughes 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (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 57% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher 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 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 804 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Langston Hughes Charter Academy's student population of 804 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
804 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Langston Hughes Charter 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 Langston Hughes Charter Academy is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#958 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
96%
42%
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White
1%
43%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Langston Hughes Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% LA state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% LA state average).

How many students attend Langston Hughes Charter Academy?

804 students attend Langston Hughes Charter Academy.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

96% of Langston Hughes Charter Academy students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Langston Hughes Charter Academy?

Langston Hughes Charter Academy has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.

What grades does Langston Hughes Charter Academy offer ?

Langston Hughes Charter Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 804 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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