U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Louisiana
http://www.doe.state.la.us/DOE/asps/home.asp


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$5,548

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
82

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
800 294 251 131 1,513

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
16

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
24,032 9,653 12,061 3,290 49,442

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
546,168 522,889
9-12
(CCD)
202,283 205,262
Total
(CCD)
800,560 756,044
Pre-K
(by state definition)
12,857 16,385

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 50%, Local 38%, Federal 12%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 3,380 4,532
  * 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 10,054 9,613
  1% 1%
Black 363,473 359,732
  45% 48%
Hispanic 9,151 10,039
  1% 1%
White 414,052 372,128
  52% 49%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
71,606 81,881
9% 10%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
6,239 6,906
1% 1%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
4,759 n/a
1%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%, 203 schools; 35% to 49%, 232 schools; 50% to 74%, 506 schools; 75% to 100%, 545 schools

*27 schools did not report.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)

Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
10 year goal on ITBS=55th percentile, LEAP=All students at Basic; 20 year goal on ITBS= 75th percentile, LEAP=All students at Proficient.

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Steady growth toward 10 year goal, with growth evaluation every two years

Indicators for School Accountability
CRT, NRT scores, attendance, dropout

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Same as statewide goal


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 734 147 879
  83% 17% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 673 147 820
  92% 100% 93%
School in Need of Improvement 61 5 61
  8% 8%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$202,012,411

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 19% 18%
Basic level and above 48% 64%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 14% 12%
Basic level and above 57% 48%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported See below
State Definition of "Proficient" A student at this level has demonstrated competency over challenging subject matter and is well prepared for the next level of schooling

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Elementary School

Louisiana Educational Assessment Program
Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
            Proficient Above Proficiency
  Unsatisfactory Approaching Basic Basic | Proficient Advanced
All Students 20% 25% 39% | 14% 2%
Title I Schools       |    
High Poverty Schools       |    
          |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 31 27 34 | 8 1
Migratory students       |    
Students with Disabilities 60 24 14 | 2 0

Mathematics
            Proficient Above Proficiency
  Unsatisfactory Approaching Basic Basic | Proficient Advanced
All Students 28% 23% 37% | 10% 2%
Title I Schools       |    
High Poverty Schools       |    
          |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 37 22 32 | 8 1
Migratory students       |    
Students with Disabilities 64 19 15 | 1 0

Middle School

Louisian Educational Assessment Program
Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
            Proficient Above Proficiency
  Unsatisfactory Approaching Basic Basic | Proficient Advanced
All Students 13% 33% 39% | 14% 1%
Title I Schools       |    
High Poverty Schools       |    
          |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 18 42 33 | 7 0
Migratory students       |    
Students with Disabilities 53 36 10 | 1 0

 

Mathematics
            Proficient Above Proficiency
  Unsatisfactory Approaching Basic Basic | Proficient Advanced
All Students 32% 21% 39% | 5% 3%
Title I Schools       |    
High Poverty Schools       |    
          |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 42 22 33 | 2 1
Migratory students       |    
Students with Disabilities 74 15 11 | 0 0

 

Graduation Exit Exam Results

Grade 10

Reading/Language Arts
    Percent Passing        
All Students   81%        
Title I Schools            
High Poverty Schools            
               
Students with Limited English Proficiency            
Migratory students            
Students with Disabilities            

 

Mathematics
    Percent Passing        
All Students   74%        
Title I Schools            
High Poverty Schools            
               
Students with Limited English Proficiency            
Migratory students            
Students with Disabilities            


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
n/a 10%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
22,766 28,945
65% 76%

Sources


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