129 Swan Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Southern University Lab School serves 331 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 10-14% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 29%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 40%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 331 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Southern University Lab School's student population of 331 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
331 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 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 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 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)
(20-21)
10-14%
29%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
30-34%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
Black
99%
42%
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White
n/a
43%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
≥90%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% LA state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% LA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Southern University Lab School?

The graduation rate of Southern University Lab School is 90%, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 84%.

How many students attend Southern University Lab School?

331 students attend Southern University Lab School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

99% of Southern University Lab School students are Black, and 1% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Southern University Lab School?

Southern University Lab School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.

What grades does Southern University Lab School offer ?

Southern University Lab School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12

What school district is Southern University Lab School part of?

Southern University Lab School is part of Southern University Lab School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 331 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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