2888 Brightside Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Louisiana School For The Deaf serves 97 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Louisiana School For The Deaf 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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 29%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 40%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 97 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Louisiana School For The Deaf's student population of 97 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 90% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
97 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Louisiana School For The Deaf 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 Louisiana School For The Deaf is 0.53, 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
#1242 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
≤10%
29%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
≤10%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
9%
9%
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Black
63%
42%
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White
26%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
≥80%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana School For The Deaf 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.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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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?

≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% LA state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% LA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Louisiana School For The Deaf?

The graduation rate of Louisiana School For The Deaf is 80%, which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 84%.

How many students attend Louisiana School For The Deaf?

97 students attend Louisiana School For The Deaf.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

63% of Louisiana School For The Deaf students are Black, 26% of students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Louisiana School For The Deaf?

Louisiana School For The Deaf has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.

What grades does Louisiana School For The Deaf offer ?

Louisiana School For The Deaf offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12

What school district is Louisiana School For The Deaf part of?

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 97 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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