Westbank Alternative School

2590 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072 | (504) 371-4651
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 159
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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 159 middle school students from grades 6-8
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2590 Barataria Boulevard, Marrero, LA 70072
  • Principal or Admin: Preston J Gassery
  • Fax: (504) 371-8378
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 159
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 17.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 9.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 95 (59.7%)
  • Females: 64 (40.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 7 (4.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 135 (84.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 142 (89.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Westbank Alternative School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.6%
Black14691.8%
Asian--
Hispanic21.3%
White106.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Westbank Alternative School
  Number Percent
6th Grade3220.1%
7th Grade5635.2%
8th Grade7144.7%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 71%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:-
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 22 Years
  • Average Salary: $49,245
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Westbank Alternative School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience--
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$49,245100%
Source: LA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3

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2 reviews for Westbank Alternative School

  • Reviewed by Student on September 29, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • how many six gade students
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 02, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • westbank stinks you cant do anything there

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Westbank Alternative School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on iLEAP and LEAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

iLEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201025.0%64.0%70.0%
200911.0%54.0%68.0%
 
Math Test
201017.0%62.0%67.0%
200911.0%57.0%70.0%
 
Science Test
201022.0%58.0%63.0%
200911.0%49.0%61.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201029.0%57.0%66.0%
20097.0%50.0%63.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201016.0%62.0%68.0%
200918.0%57.0%62.0%
 
Math Test
201016.0%64.0%68.0%
200915.0%60.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201020.0%60.0%61.0%
20098.0%56.0%59.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201014.0%64.0%67.0%
200914.0%61.0%65.0%
 

LEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201017.0%58.0%61.0%
200919.0%60.0%62.0%
 
Math Test
201019.0%55.0%59.0%
200912.0%57.0%59.0%
 
Science Test
201012.0%49.0%53.0%
200912.0%50.0%55.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201022.0%54.0%57.0%
200915.0%55.0%58.0%
 
Source: LA Department of Education 2009-2010

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