Desoto Career Academy is located in Mansfield, LA and is one of 13 schools in Desoto Parish School District. It is a alt. school that serves 44 students in grades 7-12.
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 Desoto Career Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2010)
In 2010, Desoto Career Academy had 86% 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 DeSoto Parish spends $13,598 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 58% on instruction, 36% on support services, 6% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about DeSoto Parish District
In 2010, Desoto Career Academy had 11 students for every full-time equivalent teacher.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Louisiana, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2009 integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) Results, Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) Results and Graduation Exit Examination (GEE) Results for all subjects tested.more...