Southdowns School

  • Southdowns School serves 91 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Southdowns School's student population of 91 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students91 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Southdowns School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Southdowns School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Southdowns School's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southdowns School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Student : Teacher Ratio3:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Southdowns School and the average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Southdowns School and the percentage of Asian students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southdowns School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
71%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Southdowns School and the percentage of Black students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
20%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southdowns School and the percentage of White students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southdowns School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.460.35
This chart display the diversity score of Southdowns School and the average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southdowns School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southdowns School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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