East Baton Rouge Parish School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 83 public schools serving 40,285 students in East Baton Rouge Parish School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
Public Schools in East Baton Rouge Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 71% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in East Baton Rouge Parish School District are Baton Rouge Magnet High School, Mayfair Laboratory School and Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. East Baton Rouge Parish School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

East Baton Rouge Parish School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Louisiana for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
East Baton Rouge Parish School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (LA)
# Schools
83 Schools
1,388 Schools
# Students
40,285 Students
714,071 Students
# Teachers
2,270 Teachers
40,374 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

East Baton Rouge Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 184 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 69% has increased from 66% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#74 out of 193 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of East Baton Rouge Parish  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of East Baton Rouge Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
70%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Baton Rouge Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
69%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of East Baton Rouge Parish  School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.42
0.61
# American Indian Students
76 Students
4,790 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,438 Students
11,337 Students
% Asian Students
4%
2%
# Hispanic Students
3,717 Students
49,491 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
7%
# Black Students
30,302 Students
309,729 Students
% Black Students
75%
43%
# White Students
4,343 Students
319,497 Students
% White Students
11%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
94 Students
549 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
315 Students
17,715 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
2,007
27,460
# Students in K Grade:
3,148
53,001
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,089
54,501
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,063
53,375
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,327
55,252
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,272
55,720
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,067
55,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,710
53,623
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,579
52,917
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,775
52,191
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,054
56,448
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,965
51,557
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,693
47,534
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,536
45,131
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,496 is higher than the state median of $12,354. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,813 is higher than the state median of $12,079. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue
$624 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of East Baton Rouge Parish  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$637 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of East Baton Rouge Parish  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,496
$12,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in East Baton Rouge Parish  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,813
$12,079
This chart display average spending per public school student in East Baton Rouge Parish  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best East Baton Rouge Parish School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Baton Rouge Magnet High School
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1105 Lee Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 383-0520
Grades: 9-12
| 1,499 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Mayfair Laboratory School
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(3)
9880 Hyacinth Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
(225) 761-7849
Grades: K-8
| 389 students
Rank: #33.
Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2000 College Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 926-5421
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students
Rank: #44.
Sherwood Middle Academic Academy
Magnet School
Math: 97% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1020 Marlbrook
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 272-3090
Grades: 6-8
| 767 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
B. R. Foreign Language Acad. Immersion Magnet
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
802 Mayflower
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 343-6630
Grades: PK-5
| 410 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Baton Rouge Visual And Performing Arts Center
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
2040 So Acadian Thwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 344-0084
Grades: PK-5
| 440 students
Rank: #77.
Lee High School
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1105 Lee Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 924-9406
Grades: 9-12
| 1,025 students
Rank: #88.
Mckinley Middle Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 88% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1550 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 388-0089
Grades: 6-8
| 753 students
Rank: #99.
Forest Heights Academy Of Excellence
Magnet School
Math: 86% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7447 Sumrall Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70812
(225) 355-5681
Grades: PK-5
| 435 students
Rank: #1010.
Shenandoah Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
16555 Appomattox Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(225) 293-3560
Grades: PK-5
| 624 students
Rank: #1111.
Parkview Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5660 Park Forest
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(225) 293-5615
Grades: PK-5
| 601 students
Rank: #1212.
Woodlawn Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8160 Antioch Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
(225) 756-3681
Grades: PK-5
| 671 students
Rank: #1313.
Scotlandville Middle Pre-engineering Academy
Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9147 Elm Grove Garden
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 775-0776
Grades: 6-8
| 467 students
Rank: #1414.
Audubon Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10730 Goodwood Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 272-2620
Grades: PK-5
| 534 students
Rank: #1515.
Brownfields Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11615 Ellen Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70811
(225) 775-3527
Grades: PK-5
| 294 students
Rank: #1616.
Community School For Apprenticeship Learning
Charter School
Math: 66% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1555 Madison Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 356-1410
Grades: 6-8
| 278 students
Rank: #1717.
Belfair Montessori School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4451 Fairfields Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 356-6191
Grades: PK-8
| 326 students
Rank: #1818.
The Dufrocq School
Math: 68% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
330 South 19th St
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 334-7653
Grades: PK-5
| 653 students
Rank: #1919.
Buchanan Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1222 East Buchanan
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 343-4585
Grades: PK-5
| 378 students
Rank: #2020.
Crestworth Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11200 Avenue F
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 778-1317
Grades: PK-5
| 314 students
Rank: #2121.
Magnolia Woods Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
760 Maxine Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 769-6845
Grades: PK-5
| 535 students
Rank: #2222.
Woodlawn Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
14939 Tiger Bend Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
(225) 751-0436
Grades: 6-8
| 899 students
Rank: #2323.
Lasalle Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8000 Lasalle
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 927-6130
Grades: PK-5
| 514 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Bernard Terrace Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
241 Edison Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 343-5769
Grades: PK-5
| 399 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
J. K. Haynes Charter Inc.
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8600 Elm Grove Garden Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 774-1311
Grades: PK-7
| 283 students
Rank: #2626.
Cedarcrest-southmoor Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10187 Twin Cedars
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(225) 293-9950
Grades: PK-5
| 643 students
Rank: #2727.
Northeast Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
13801 Pride/port Hudson Rd.
Pride, LA 70770
(225) 654-5113
Grades: PK-6
| 307 students
Rank: #2828.
Progress Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
855 Progress Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 775-4986
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Park Forest Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10717 Elain Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70814
(225) 272-0814
Grades: PK-5
| 334 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Ryan Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10337 Elm Grove Garden Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 775-2407
Grades: PK-5
| 435 students
Rank: #3131.
Westdale Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5650 Claycut Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 924-1308
Grades: 6-8
| 927 students
Rank: #3232.
Glen Oaks Park Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5656 Lanier Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70812
(225) 356-4521
Grades: PK-5
| 480 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Greenbrier Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
12203 Canterbury Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70814
(225) 275-4260
Grades: PK-5
| 354 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Melrose Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1348 Valcour Steet
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 926-2353
Grades: PK-5
| 450 students
Rank: #3535.
Twin Oaks Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
819 Trammel Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 275-6620
Grades: PK-5
| 502 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 40,285 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 69% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42

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