Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy

Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy serves 678 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 98% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Awards 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 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 Testing Rank
#10 out of 1277 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
14%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
7%
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Black
19%
43%
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White
50%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.680.61
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy is Martyn Alternative School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Smothers Academy Preparatory School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Orleans Smothers Academy Preparatory School Charter School
    Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-7 | 444 students
    0.0 miles
    2012 Jefferson Highway
    New Orleans, LA 70121
    (504) 352-1089
    0 K-7 444
  • New Orleans Martyn Alternative School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 68 students
    0.7 miles
    1108 Shrewsbury Road
    New Orleans, LA 70121
    (504) 831-0316
    0.7 K-12 68
  • New Orleans Riverdale High School Math: 79% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,162 student
    0.9 miles
    240 Riverdale Drive
    New Orleans, LA 70121
    (504) 833-7288
    0.9 9-12 1,162
  • New Orleans Riverdale Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 807 students
    1.0 miles
    3900 Jefferson Hwy.
    New Orleans, LA 70121
    (504) 828-2706
    1 6-8 807
  • Metairie Ella Dolhonde Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 501 students
    1.1 miles
    219 Severn Avenue
    Metairie, LA 70001
    (504) 837-5370
    1.1 PK-5 501

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