Metairie Academy For Advanced Studies

  • Metairie Academy For Advanced Studies serves 378 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Metairie Academy For Advanced Studies placed in the top 5% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Metairie Academy For Advanced Studies places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Metairie Academy For Advanced Studies's student population of 378 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Metairie Academy For Advanced Studies is ranked within the top 5% 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 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Metairie Academy For Advanced Studies is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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#16 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
23%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
6%
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Black
3%
44%
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White
63%
45%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.550.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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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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