Washington Academy Charter School

  • Washington Academy Charter School serves 99 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (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 20-29% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Washington Academy Charter 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 7:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Washington Academy Charter School's student population of 99 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students99 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington Academy Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Washington Academy Charter School is 0.52, 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#945 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
65%
43%
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White
24%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.520.61
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Graduation Rate
60-69%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington Academy Charter 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 NameTexarkana School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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