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Belaire High School

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Posted August 17, 2013

Belaire High School so far is a good school, today we had our athlete's day. I was thoroughly impressed with the new coaches added to the school this year; I can see that they are dedicated to the student and their success both in school and out. The crowed was motivated by the different dance teams, the football players showed up in totality, as did the volleyball team. Parent participation was at an all-time high. We heard encouraging word from the new Principle Mrs. Venesa Myers and even had the chance to meet with the band director who informed us that we have a full band this year and they will be preforming at school functions. Overall I am totally pleased with my choice of school. I plan on making myself useful for the next two years by volunteering for whatever the needs may. This year I hope more parents get involved with their children to make this a successful year for everyone.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 11, 2009

The school is one of the best in Louisiana. The new Principal has a great love for children. He reinforces the school's motto, 'Expecting Greatness,' every morning.


Posted June 4, 2008

belaire is a good school for learning and it's going to better this year
—Submitted by a student


Posted December 9, 2007

This is a wonderful school for your child to attend.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 4, 2007

I really think that Belaire High School is going down the drain. The only people that lift my daughter spirit up is Coach Boatner, Coach Banks, and Mr. Rico. Sometimes I feel endangered for the students especially my daughter. Those are all my comments.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 69% in 2013.

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The state average for Science was 62% 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 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.

238 students were tested at this school in 2010.

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28%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2010.

237 students were tested at this school in 2010.

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39%
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.

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Math

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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Social Studies

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

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19%
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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

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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8%
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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64%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 83% in 2013.

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9%
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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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 87% 45%
Hispanic 7% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 1%
White 2% 47%
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 79%N/A67%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Angela Lee
Fax number
  • (225) 272-3782

Resources

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  • Art teacher(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Football
Girls sports
  • Basketball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
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12121 Tams Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
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