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Southern University Lab School

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Posted December 15, 2008

This school could have better direction with the administration , parents, etc.. The Teachers should teach and reinforce the teachings of the student teachers, and check behind them when grades on papers are submitted. Some of these teachers need to learn some courtesy with ALL parents not just the who's who in the society world.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 13, 2008

This school is absolutely wonderful! The teachers are friendly and the director is very involved with the students. Best school in Baton Rouge! There are lots of opportunities here too!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 16, 2008

Great school, great environment, great athletics! Test scores has improved! Southern Lab is the best school in the city! Just like anything in life the school can improve. But it needs more assistance from parents, alumni, & faculty! Also, holding Southern University accountable for school or facilties, and academics ugrades! SU really neglects the Lab School!


Posted May 27, 2008

For this school to be on a college campus, the admistration is out of the loop on a lot of things concerning the students. Parent-Teacher relationships or contact is horrible. This is a school for athletics. PERIOD. That is where their focus is, NOT IN THE CLASSROOM. Would not recommend Southern Lab for academics at all. There is room for a lot of improvement from administration down to teacher. Great family environment. But that is where is stops.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 13, 2007

Great Family environment for your kids to grow and mature. But there is still room for improvement in the administration department. Out with the old in with the new!


Posted March 15, 2007

School is well versed in the current NCLB Legislation. There are excellent college prep opportunities including concurrent enrollment on the Southern University Freshman for graduating seniors. There is a high rate of passage for the LEAP and the atmosphere is a family like setting. Who can beat sending their child to a school located on a Historically Black Campus with small class sizes to cater to the learning needs to the student.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 24, 2007

This school only cares about sports not academics They never send out notices concerning days off, holidays, half days and etc. No teacher support and students are undisciplined
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 9, 2004

Semi Private-Public school. Positive, safe, family oriented atmosphere. Great teachers and staff. Many activities to suit all learning styles. Reasonable tuition cost.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 8, 2004

The best and the safest school in baton rouge!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 5, 2003

This school is great! Send your child there. It would be like their second home!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
48%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 65% in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
52%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
47%
Science

The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
37%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
47%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 70% in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
42%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
56%
Science

The state average for Science was 65% in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
47%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
17%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
48%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
19%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
96%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 64% in 2010.

33 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
45%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2010.

33 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
45%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
65%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 70% in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
80%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) to assess students in grades 4 and 8 in math, English language arts, science and social studies. The LEAP 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
68%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
21%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
61%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) to assess students in grades 4 and 8 in math, English language arts, science and social studies. The LEAP 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 82% in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
35%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
29%
English II

The state average for English II was 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
42%
English III

The state average for English III was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
13%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the End-Of-Course (EOC) tests to test grade high school students in English 2, English 3, biology 1, algebra 1 and geometry. The EOC is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The EOC is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

Source: LA Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 100% 45%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 3%
Two or more races 0% 1%
White 0% 49%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 68%N/A66%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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P. O. Box 9414
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
Phone: (225) 771-3490

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