Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy School

Serves grades PK - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1700 East Mc Neese Street
Lake Charles, LA 70607
Phone
(337) 475-7910
District
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA CHARTER ACADEMY
County
CALCASIEU PARISH
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
Yes
Students Enrolled
670
Classroom Teachers
37

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Louisiana

2

(10 is best)

Better than 12.8% of LA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
18%
46%
20%
47%
15%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

50 40 30 20 10 0
24%
45%
22%
46%
25%
43%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

50 40 30 20 10 0
11%
39%
15%
42%
6%
36%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 6

50 40 30 20 10 0
16%
35%
13%
39%
18%
31%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
18%
37%
27%
47%
9%
28%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
21%
38%
25%
48%
17%
28%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 15 10 5 0
18
18
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 20 3.0%
Kindergarten 72 10.7%
Grade 1 66 9.9%
Grade 2 54 8.1%
Grade 3 64 9.6%
Grade 4 75 11.2%
Grade 5 79 11.8%
Grade 6 92 13.7%
Grade 7 75 11.2%
Grade 8 73 10.9%
Total 670 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 5.6% 5.6% 45.7%
Black 83.1% 83.1% 44.2%
Hispanic 10.7% 10.7% 7.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.6% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 57.2% 57.2% 53.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 57.2% 57.2% 51.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 2.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION UNREPORTED 4,648,794
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) UNREPORTED 106
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW UNREPORTED 6.6%
5-19 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 25.2%
65 OR OLDER UNREPORTED 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households UNREPORTED 1,739,497
Single Parent Households With Children UNREPORTED 13.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma UNREPORTED 85.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree UNREPORTED 24.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more UNREPORTED 9.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 UNREPORTED 12.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 UNREPORTED 11.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 UNREPORTED 16.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 UNREPORTED 17.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 UNREPORTED 17.4%
$15,000 or less UNREPORTED 15.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,126 $3,877,758 43.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $141 $89,253 1.0%
Staff $1,141 $722,253 8.1%
General Administration $1,232 $779,856 8.7%
School Administration $771 $488,043 5.4%
Operation $728 $460,824 5.1%
Transportation $520 $329,160 3.7%
Other $133 $84,189 0.9%
Total Support $4,665 $2,952,945 32.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,374 $2,135,742 23.8%
Total Expenditures $14,166 $8,967,078 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,245 $4,441,436,143 48.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $689 $490,104,955 5.4%
Staff $567 $403,531,713 4.4%
General Administration $292 $207,519,346 2.3%
School Administration $725 $515,276,259 5.6%
Operation $1,141 $811,216,371 8.9%
Transportation $646 $459,627,053 5.0%
Other $333 $237,029,021 2.6%
Total Support $4,393 $3,124,137,727 34.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,196 $1,561,988,621 17.1%
Total Expenditures $12,835 $9,127,585,415 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%