Downsville Charter School



Downsville Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Downsville Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 31
1 30
2 30
3 30
4 24
5 30
6 22
7 32
8 37
9 35
10 20
11 22
12 23

Downsville Charter School is a public high school of the Union Parish School District located in Downsville, LA. It has 366 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Downsville Charter School is the 249th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 13,284th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.5 to 1.

Total Students: 366
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,284th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Louisiana: 249th out of 377
Student/Teacher Rank in Louisiana: 135th out of 289
Full Time Teacher Rank in Louisiana: 180th out of 289

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Downsville Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 193
(53%)
471
(50%)
 Male 173
(47%)
465
(50%)

Downsville Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 335
(92%)
521
(56%)
 Hispanic 19
(5%)
74
(8%)
 Black 8
(2%)
331
(35%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Downsville Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 187
(51%)
587
(63%)
 Not Eligible 155
(42%)
306
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(7%)
43
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Downsville Charter School is ranked 234th out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Downsville Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 54.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Downsville Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 480
2006 439
2007 412
2008 386
2009 384
2010 349
2011 333
2012 323
2013 334
2014 367
2015 366

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 15.3
2007 14.2
2008 13.9
2009 13.5
2010 13.9
2011 12.4
2012 12.5
2013 13.9
2014 13.6
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43541666666667
2006 0.42824601366743
2007 0.40776699029126
2008 0.47150259067358
2009 0.52083333333333
2010 0.53581661891117
2011 0.52252252252252
2012 0.55417956656347
2013 0.53592814371257
2014 0.50681198910082
2015 0.57650273224044

Compare Downsville Charter School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 
This School 57.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Downsville Charter School
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Public PK - 12 366 12.5:1  
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Claiborne Christian School
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Private PK - 12 515 11:1 16 miles
Ruston High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,315 10.5:1 16 miles
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Public 03 - 12 88 15.5:1 16 miles
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Private PK - 12 245 10:1 16 miles
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