Special School District

2888 Brightside Lane Building
Baton Rouge, LA 70820-3509
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Special School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Louisiana for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 156 students in Special School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
Public Schools in Special School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 40% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (LA)
# Schools
13 Schools
1,365 Schools
# Students
156 Students
680,828 Students
# Teachers
1 Teacher
39,031 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Special School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 187 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 10% has increased from 5% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#158 out of 188 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Special   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
29%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Special   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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Special   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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≤10%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Special   School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.53
0.64
# American Indian Students
n/a
4,075 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
10,755 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
2 Students
63,553 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
9%
# Black Students
72 Students
285,888 Students
% Black Students
46%
42%
# White Students
80 Students
292,727 Students
% White Students
51%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
553 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
n/a
22,314 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
24,520
# Students in K Grade:
-
51,432
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
52,053
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2
50,754
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1
49,620
# Students in 4th Grade:
1
49,256
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
49,251
# Students in 6th Grade:
5
50,235
# Students in 7th Grade:
6
52,315
# Students in 8th Grade:
7
52,039
# Students in 9th Grade:
20
58,463
# Students in 10th Grade:
21
50,270
# Students in 11th Grade:
20
46,780
# Students in 12th Grade:
73
43,840
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

Best Special School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Central Louisiana Supports And Services Center
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5400 Coliseum Blvd.
Alexandria, LA 71306
(318) 487-5487
Grades: K-12
| 40 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Pinecrest Supports & Services Center
Special Education School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5191 Pinecrest Dr. Opc/dental
Pineville, LA 71361
(318) 487-5694
Grades: K-12
| 83 students
1536 Bordelon Rd.
Bunkie, LA 71322
(318) 346-0120
Grades: K-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
David Wade Correctional Center
Special Education School
670 Bell Hill Road
Homer, LA 71040
(318) 927-0400
Grades: 10-12
| 4 students
Rank: n/an/a
Dixon Correctional Institute
Special Education School
5568 Hwy. 68
Jackson, LA 70748
(225) 634-1200
Grades: 10-12
| 1 students
Rank: n/an/a
Eastern La Mental System
Special Education School
Hwy. 10
Jackson, LA 70748
(225) 634-0552
Grades: 10-12
| 6 students
Rank: n/an/a
Elayn Hunt Correctional Center
Special Education School
6925 Hwy. 74
Saint Gabriel, LA 70776
(225) 319-4516
Grades: 10-12
| 3 students
Rank: n/an/a
Louisiana Correctional Institute For Women
Special Education School
7205 Hwy. 74
Saint Gabriel, LA 70776
(225) 319-2351
Grades: 10-12
| 2 students
Rank: n/an/a
Louisiana State Penitentiary
Special Education School
17544 Tunica Trace
Angola, LA 70712
(225) 655-2973
Grades: 10-12
| 1 students
Rank: n/an/a
Pinehill Alternative High School
Special Education School
132 Hwy 850
Columbia, LA 71418
(318) 649-6097
Grades: 7-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Rayburn Correctional Institute
Special Education School
27268 Hwy. 21
Angie, LA 70426
(985) 661-6329
Grades: 10-12
| 1 students
Rank: n/an/a
Raymond Laborde Correctional Center
Special Education School
1630 Prison Road
Cottonport, LA 71327
(318) 876-2891
Grades: 10-12
| 5 students
Rank: n/an/a
Renaissance Home For Youth
Special Education School
1501 Vandenburg Dr.
Alexandria, LA 71306
(318) 448-8592
Grades: K-12
| 10 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Special School District?
Special School District manages 13 public schools serving 156 students.
What is the rank of Special School District?
Special School District is ranked #102 out of 187 school districts in Louisiana (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Louisiana school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Special School District?
51% of Special School District students are White, 46% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Special School District?
Special School District has a student/teacher ratio of 10:1, which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 13 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 156 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≤10% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall District 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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