William J. Fischer Accelerated Academy

1801 L.b. Landry Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70114
  • William J. Fischer Accelerated Academy serves 349 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • William J. Fischer Accelerated Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.

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William J. Fischer Accelerated Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • William J. Fischer Accelerated Academy's student population of 349 students has declined by 39% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students349 students
Gender %This chart display gender of William J. Fischer Accelerated Academy
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of William J. Fischer Accelerated Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • William J. Fischer Accelerated Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 36:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William J. Fischer Accelerated Academy is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1235 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
27%
63%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
32%
69%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
Hispanic
4%
7%
Black
96%
44%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William J. Fischer Accelerated Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.080.60
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
52%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilliam J. Fischer Accelerated Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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