Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shltr & Detention Center is located in Bossier City, LA and is one of 35 schools in Bossier Parish School District. It is a alt. school that serves 26 students in grades K-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shltr & Detention Center's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shltr & Detention Center had 46% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Louisiana had 66% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Bossier Parish spends $9,281 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 58% on instruction, 36% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Bossier Parish District
In 2011, Johnny Gray Jones Youth Shltr & Detention Center had 10 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Louisiana average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.