Magnet Academy For Cultural Arts

1100 E Leo Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Magnet Academy For Cultural Arts serves 300 students in grades 7-12.
Magnet Academy For Cultural Arts placed in the top 10% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Magnet Academy For Cultural Arts places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Magnet Academy For Cultural Arts's student population of 300 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 122% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students300 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Magnet Academy For Cultural Arts is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Magnet Academy For Cultural Arts is 0.52, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#114 out of 1277 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
57%
43%
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White
40%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.61
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Landry Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Magnet Academy For Cultural Arts is Opelousas Senior High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Opelousas Junior High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Park Vista Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Opelousas Park Vista Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 845 students
    0.5 miles
    1000 Abdalla Blvd.
    Opelousas, LA 70571
    (337) 942-7456
    0.5 PK-6 845
  • Opelousas South Street Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 375 students
    0.7 miles
    409 East South Street
    Opelousas, LA 70571
    (337) 942-8127
    0.7 PK-6 375
  • Opelousas Opelousas Junior High School Math: 27% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 447 students
    0.8 miles
    730 South Market Street
    Opelousas, LA 70570
    (337) 942-4957
    0.8 7-8 447
  • Opelousas Northeast Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 446 students
    1.1 miles
    1125 E Mamie Street
    Opelousas, LA 70570
    (337) 942-5390
    1.1 PK-6 446
  • Opelousas Southwest Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 309 students
    1.6 miles
    1203 Burr Street
    Opelousas, LA 70570
    (337) 942-9892
    1.6 PK-6 309

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