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For the 2021 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 172 students in Special School District. Special School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
The top ranked public schools in Special School District are Methodist Home For Children Of Greater New Orleans, Pinecrest Supports & Services Center and Renaissance Home For Youth. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Special School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 70% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameSpecial School District
School District Phone Number(225) 763-5515
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
# of Schools17 Schools1,390 Schools
# of Students172 Students715,114 Students
# of Teachers4 Teachers40,276 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1

District Comparison

Special School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 190 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 5% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#188 out of 193 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Special   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
64%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
70%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≤5%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Special   School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.520.61
# of American Indian Studentsn/a4,792 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Studentsn/a11,353 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Studentsn/a49,532 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
7%
# of Black Students97 Students311,575 Students
% Black Students
56%
43%
# of White Students70 Students319,574 Students
% White Students
41%
45%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a549 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students5 Students17,739 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 27,491
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 53,085
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 54,599
# of Students in 2nd Grade:153,486
# of Students in 3rd Grade:255,409
# of Students in 4th Grade:355,850
# of Students in 5th Grade:855,472
# of Students in 6th Grade:753,705
# of Students in 7th Grade:1752,938
# of Students in 8th Grade:2552,225
# of Students in 9th Grade:2756,540
# of Students in 10th Grade:1651,656
# of Students in 11th Grade:747,514
# of Students in 12th Grade:5945,144
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Special School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Methodist Home For Children Of Greater New Orleans Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    23515 Hwy 190-quail Lane
    Mandeville, LA 70448
    (985) 626-6521

    Grades: K-12 | 13 students
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Pinecrest Supports & Services Center Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5191 Pinecrest Dr. Opc/dental
    Pineville, LA 71361
    (318) 487-5694

    Grades: K-12 | 65 students
  • Rank: #1-31.-3.
    Renaissance Home For Youth Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1501 Vandenburg Dr.
    Alexandria, LA 71306
    (318) 448-8592

    Grades: K-12 | 29 students
  • Rank: #4-174.- 17.
    David Wade Correctional Center Special Education School
    670 Bell Hill Road
    Homer, LA 71040
    (318) 927-0400

    Grades: 10-12 | 3 students
  • Rank: #4-174.- 17.
    Dixon Correctional Institute Special Education School
    5568 Hwy. 68
    Jackson, LA 70748
    (225) 634-1200

    Grades: 10-12 | 2 students
  • Rank: #4-174.- 17.
    Eastern La Mental System Special Education School
    Hwy. 10
    Jackson, LA 70748
    (225) 634-0552

    Grades: 10-12 | 8 students
  • Rank: #4-174.- 17.
    Elayn Hunt Correctional Center Special Education School
    6925 Hwy. 74
    Saint Gabriel, LA 70776
    (225) 319-4516

    Grades: 10-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-174.- 17.
    Louisiana Correctional Institute For Women Special Education School
    7205 Hwy. 74
    Saint Gabriel, LA 70776
    (225) 319-2351

    Grades: 10-12 | 1 student
  • Rank: #4-174.- 17.
    Louisiana State Penitentiary Special Education School
    17544 Tunica Trace
    Angola, LA 70712
    (225) 655-2973

    Grades: 10-12 | 2 students
  • Rank: #4-174.- 17.
    Northlake Youth Academy Special Education School
    23515 Hwy 190-quail Lane
    Mandeville, LA 70470
    (985) 626-6521

    Grades: K-12 | 21 students
  • Rank: #4-174.- 17.
    Pinehill Alternative High School Special Education School
    132 Hwy 850
    Columbia, LA 71418
    (318) 649-6097

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-174.- 17.
    Rayburn Correctional Institute Special Education School
    27268 Hwy. 21
    Angie, LA 70426
    (985) 661-6329

    Grades: 10-12 | 2 students
  • Rank: #4-174.- 17.
    Raymond Laborde Correctional Center Special Education School
    1630 Prison Road
    Cottonport, LA 71327
    (318) 876-2891

    Grades: 10-12 | 6 students
  • Rank: #4-174.- 17.
    River Oaks Hospital Special Education School
    1525 River Oaks Road West
    New Orleans, LA 70123
    (504) 734-1740

    Grades: K-12 | 13 students
  • Rank: #4-174.- 17.
    Riverside Alternative High School Special Education School
    3225 River Road
    Westwego, LA 70094
    (504) 437-3054

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-174.- 17.
    Southside Alternative High School Special Education School
    4701 S Grand Street
    Monroe, LA 71202
    (318) 362-5000

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #4-174.- 17.
    Winn Correctional Center Special Education School
    Highway 560 Gum Springs Road
    Winnfield, LA 71483
    (318) 628-3971

    Grades: 10-12 | 7 students
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