Special School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 167 students in Special School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
Public Schools in Special School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 71% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Special School District are Pinecrest Supports & Services Center, Methodist Home For Children Of Greater New Orleans and Central Louisiana Supports And Services Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Special School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 56% (majority Black).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Special School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (LA)
# Schools
13 Schools
1,352 Schools
# Students
167 Students
691,591 Students
# Teachers
2 Teachers
38,617 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Special School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 173 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 5% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#173 out of 193 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Special   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≤5%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Special   School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.51
0.63
# American Indian Students
n/a
4,309 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
11,126 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
n/a
59,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
9%
# Black Students
76 Students
292,872 Students
% Black Students
45%
42%
# White Students
89 Students
300,886 Students
% White Students
53%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
590 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1 Student
21,165 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
22,245
# Students in K Grade:
-
50,382
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
53,197
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1
51,483
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2
50,418
# Students in 4th Grade:
3
50,623
# Students in 5th Grade:
3
50,855
# Students in 6th Grade:
4
53,164
# Students in 7th Grade:
4
54,380
# Students in 8th Grade:
11
54,109
# Students in 9th Grade:
20
55,732
# Students in 10th Grade:
18
52,464
# Students in 11th Grade:
24
48,201
# Students in 12th Grade:
77
44,338
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

Best Special School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pinecrest Supports & Services Center
Special Education School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5191 Pinecrest Dr. Opc/dental
Pineville, LA 71361
(318) 487-5694
Grades: K-12
| 80 students
Rank: #22.
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
| 9 students
5400 Coliseum Blvd.
Alexandria, LA 71306
(318) 487-5487
Grades: K-12
| 38 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
| 2 students
Rank: n/an/a
Dixon Correctional Institute
Special Education School
5568 Hwy. 68
Jackson, LA 70748
(225) 634-1200
Grades: 10-12
| 3 students
Rank: n/an/a
Eastern La Mental System
Special Education School
Hwy. 10
Jackson, LA 70748
(225) 634-0552
Grades: 10-12
| 2 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
| 5 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
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Louisiana State Penitentiary
Special Education School
17544 Tunica Trace
Angola, LA 70712
(225) 655-2973
Grades: 10-12
| 2 students
Rank: n/an/a
Pinehill Alternative High School
Special Education School
132 Hwy 850
Columbia, LA 71418
(318) 649-6097
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Rayburn Correctional Institute
Special Education School
27268 Hwy. 21
Angie, LA 70426
(985) 661-6329
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Raymond Laborde Correctional Center
Special Education School
1630 Prison Road
Cottonport, LA 71327
(318) 876-2891
Grades: 10-12
| 6 students
Rank: n/an/a
Renaissance Home For Youth
Special Education School
1501 Vandenburg Dr.
Alexandria, LA 71306
(318) 448-8592
Grades: K-12
| 20 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Special School District
  • 2888 Brightside Lane Building, Baton Rouge, LA, 70820-3509
  • (225) 763-5515
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 167 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≤5% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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