909 Larche Lane
Bastrop, LA 71220
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Morehouse Magnet School serves 280 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Morehouse Magnet School 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Morehouse Magnet School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Morehouse Magnet School's student population of 280 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Morehouse Magnet School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Morehouse Magnet School is 0.46, 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
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#22 out of 1267 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
69%
43%
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White
26%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Morehouse Magnet School 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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 280 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Top 50%)

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