Liberal Arts & Science Academy (LASA) Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#68
College Readiness Index
82.9
Math Proficiency
3.8
Reading Proficiency
3.8
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 878 Students
  • 57 Teachers

Liberal Arts & Science Academy (LASA)
7309 LAZY CREEK DR
AUSTIN, TX 78724

Phone: (512) 414-2589

District: Austin Independent School District

Overview

Liberal Arts & Science Academy (LASA) is ranked 14th within Texas. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Liberal Arts & Science Academy (LASA) is 89 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 47 percent. Liberal Arts & Science Academy (LASA) is 1 of 21 high schools in the Austin Independent School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#68
State Rank
#14
STEM Rank
#128

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 878
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 47%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 18%
Full-Time Teachers 57

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 100%
Proficient in Math 99%
College Readiness Index 82.9

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 21
Total Students 20,784
Proficient in Reading (district average) 90%
Proficient in Math (district average) 87%
College Readiness (district average) 30.4

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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