Louisiana Connections Academy

  • Louisiana Connections Academy serves 2,141 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (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 74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Louisiana Connections Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Louisiana Connections Academy's student population of 2,141 students has grown by 78% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 60% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students2,141 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Louisiana Connections 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 26:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Louisiana Connections Academy is 0.46, which is more 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#735 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Louisiana Connections Academy 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)
74%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana Connections 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Louisiana Connections Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Louisiana Connections Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
18%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Louisiana Connections Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
71%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Louisiana Connections Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Louisiana Connections Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.460.36
This chart display the diversity score of Louisiana Connections Academy and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
54%
79%
This chart display graduation rate of Louisiana Connections Academy and public school graduation rate of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana Connections Academy 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
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana Connections Academy 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 NameLouisiana Connections Academy School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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