Vernon Parish Optional Program (Closed 2017)

1100 Abe Allen Memorial Drive
Leesville, LA 71446
  • Vernon Parish Optional Program served 40 students in grades 1-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was <50% (which was lower than the Louisiana state average of 68%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was <50% (which was lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Vernon Parish Optional Program 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 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 was higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which was lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Total Students40 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank (13-14)#1085 out of 1276 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
68%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Vernon Parish Optional Program 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 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
8%
6%
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Black
7%
44%
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White
81%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Vernon Parish Optional Program.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.340.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVernon Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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