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East Baton Rouge Laboratory Academy

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Posted April 29, 2009

Although I'm not all that enthuised about the location of this school, however the teachers are very professional, talented and make learning fun for the students. My daughter was kind of worried when I transferred her from Scottlandville Magnet to this school. Not only does she eagerly share information that was learned in class but has planned to attend next year(10th grade). She has straight A's in Algebra1 and is doing very well in all other classes. Her reading choices and speed has increased dramactically. I highly recommend this school to all who take education serious and want to be prepared for college life.
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Posted January 9, 2009

This school is wonderful. The faculty and staff at this school really care for the students welfare. No child is more important than the other and the teacher-student ratio is fantastic. I would recommend this school to all that have kids that love a challenge or just get bored easily when they are finished with their work. My child is doing very well and is beginning to appreciate the choice I made for her to have a better opportunity in life.
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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 69% in 2013.

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The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

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The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

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

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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 64% in 2010.

74 students were tested at this school in 2010.

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Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2010.

74 students were tested at this school in 2010.

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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

Algebra I

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

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Biology I

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

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English II

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

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English III

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

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The state average for Geometry was 83% in 2013.

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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

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 96% 45%
White 2% 47%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 83%N/A67%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • David Zielinski
Fax number
  • (225) 355-8354

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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3730 Winbourne Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
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Phone: (225) 355-4680

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