Madison Preparatory Academy

1555 Madison Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Madison Preparatory Academy serves 576 students in grades 9-12.
Madison Preparatory Academy 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 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.

Top Rankings

Madison Preparatory Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Madison Preparatory Academy's student population of 576 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
576 students
This chart display total students of Madison Preparatory Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Madison Preparatory Academy
Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Madison Preparatory Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Madison Preparatory Academy by grade.

School Rankings

Madison Preparatory Academy 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 Madison Preparatory Academy is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#688 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Madison Preparatory Academy, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Madison Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Madison Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Madison Preparatory Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
100%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Madison Preparatory Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
45%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Madison Preparatory Academy.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score
0.00
Graduation Rate
≥95%
81%
This chart display graduation rate of Madison Preparatory Academy and public school graduation rate of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Madison Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Madison Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Madison Preparatory Academy. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
For far too long the American public school system has failed to address “out-of-school” factors like poverty and their impact on what happens in the classroom. As the nation continues to become increasingly diverse, many schools are adopting comprehensive approaches to education that account for the unique needs of students so that each child is prepared for their future and not just for a year-end test.
Philadelphia Public Schools Explore the Options of “Community Schools”
Philadelphia Public Schools Explore the Options of “Community Schools”
Philadelphia continues to explore the community school option as a way of maximizing resources for students. What is a community school and what are its benefits?
Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
August 02, 2021
Post-Pandemic Tips for Public School Parents and Students
The 2020-21 school year was unlike any other and hopefully not one we’ll repeat anytime soon. The COVID-19 pandemic changed the face of America’s public education system and we’re still seeing the effects. In this article, we’ll explore the impact of the pandemic on America’s public schools, see how they responded, and talk about some tips for returning to in-person education this fall.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 576 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.00 (Btm 50%)

Related School Videos

Quick Links