Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy

  • Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy serves 678 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy's student population of 678 students has grown by 49% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students678 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy is 0.68, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#1 out of 1278 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
15%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
20%
44%
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White
50%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.680.61
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Graduation Rate≥80%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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