701 Churchill Pkwy
Westwego, LA 70094
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy serves 822 students in grades 6-12.
Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy placed in the top 1% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (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 ≥99% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy's student population of 822 students has grown by 38% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
822 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy is ranked within the top 1% 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 Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1 out of 1267 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
18%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
9%
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Black
19%
42%
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White
47%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
81%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 822 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70

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