Southern University Lab School

  • Southern University Lab School serves 301 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Southern University Lab School's student population of 301 students has declined by 37% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students301 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southern University Lab School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#822 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:118:1
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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 This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southern University Lab School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.000.61
Graduation Rate≥90%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Southern University Lab School and public school graduation rate of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthern University Lab School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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