Langston Hughes Charter Academy

  • Langston Hughes Charter Academy serves 805 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 61% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.

School Overview

  • Langston Hughes Charter Academy's student population of 805 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students805 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Langston Hughes 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 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Langston Hughes Charter Academy is 0.04, 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)#868 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Langston Hughes Charter Academy 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
98%
44%
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Diversity Score0.040.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
52%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLangston Hughes Charter Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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