129 Swan Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Southern University Lab School serves 301 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Southern University Lab School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.

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Southern University Lab School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

Southern University Lab School's student population of 301 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
301 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Southern University Lab School 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 Southern University Lab School is 0.00, 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
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#743 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southern University Lab School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Southern University Lab School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
100%
43%
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White
n/a
45%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.00
Graduation Rate
≥90%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Southern University Lab 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
20%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southern University Lab School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 301 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.00 (Btm 50%)

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