Southdowns School

Southdowns School serves 100 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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Southdowns School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Southdowns School's student population of 100 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 83% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students
100 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Southdowns School is 0.53, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Southdowns School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Southdowns School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
63%
43%
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White
28%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Southdowns School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southdowns School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southdowns School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
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: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 100 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 50% in LA)

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