South Baton Rouge Charter Academy

  • South Baton Rouge Charter Academy serves 590 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • South Baton Rouge Charter 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • South Baton Rouge Charter Academy's student population of 590 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 31% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students590 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Baton Rouge Charter Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 18:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Baton Rouge Charter Academy is 0.44, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1143 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
21%
7%
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Black
72%
44%
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White
6%
44%
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Diversity Score0.440.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
52%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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