Lusher Charter School



Lusher Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lusher Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 100
1 143
2 148
3 111
4 107
5 114
6 152
7 152
8 173
9 140
10 129
11 113
12 115

Lusher Charter School is a public elementary school located in New Orleans, LA in the Orleans Parish School District. It enrolls 1,697 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lusher Charter School is the 2nd largest public school in Louisiana and the 93rd largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,697
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 114.5

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Lusher Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 877
(52%)
3,203
(51%)
 Male 820
(48%)
3,093
(49%)

Lusher Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 894
(53%)
1,480
(24%)
 Black 534
(31%)
3,998
(64%)
 Hispanic 120
(7%)
327
(5%)
 Two or More 84
(5%)
174
(3%)
 Asian 64
(4%)
297
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Lusher Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,401
(83%)
2,627
(42%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 228
(13%)
3,226
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(4%)
443
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 839 ranked schools in Louisiana, Lusher Charter School is ranked 475th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lusher Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 69.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Lusher Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 1253
2007 1432
2008 1469
2009 1520
2010 1636
2011 1709
2012 1697

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 14.2
2007 14.1
2008 14.6
2009 14.9
2010 15.4
2011 15.2
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.54509177972865
2007 0.42039106145251
2008 0.43090537780803
2009 0.30592105263158
2010 0.26955990220049
2011 0.23815096547689
2012 0.17442545668827

Compare Lusher Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,467.3% 14.7:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 69.6%
 

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Public KG - 12 1,697 14.8:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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