Langston Hughes Charter Academy

  • Langston Hughes Charter Academy serves 841 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.

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School Overview

  • Langston Hughes Charter Academy's student population of 841 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students841 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Langston Hughes Charter Academy
Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Langston Hughes Charter Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Langston Hughes Charter Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Langston Hughes Charter Academy is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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 Rank#969 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
Black
100%
44%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Langston Hughes Charter Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Scoren/a0.36
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLangston Hughes Charter Academy School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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