Martyn Alternative School

  • Martyn Alternative School serves 66 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Martyn Alternative School 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Martyn Alternative School's student population of 66 students has grown by 46% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 116% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students66 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Martyn Alternative School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Martyn Alternative School is 0.43, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#1263 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:113:1
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
73%
44%
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White
20%
45%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.430.61
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Graduation Rate<50%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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