901 Crepe Myrtle Street
Pineville, LA 71360
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Rapides Training Academy serves 72 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Rapides Training Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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Rapides Training Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Rapides Training Academy's student population of 72 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
72 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (15-16)
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Rapides Training Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Rapides Training Academy is 0.51, 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
#1132 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
35%
43%
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White
61%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
(15-16)
<50%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 72 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Top 50%)

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