Alton Elementary School

Alton Elementary School serves 216 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Alton Elementary School operates within the St. Tammany Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 216 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 216 students
Alton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Alton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Alton Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Alton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Alton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Alton Elementary School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
67%
44%
Alton Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
30%
46%
Alton Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Alton Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.35
Alton Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
87%
60%
Alton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Alton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,684 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,193 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,118 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 35% over four years.
School District Name St. Tammany Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
5
Number of Students Managed 37,684 2,019
St. Tammany Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $439 MM $30 MM
St. Tammany Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $509 MM $31 MM
St. Tammany Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,193 $13,503
St. Tammany Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,118 $14,322
St. Tammany Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Pearl River High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Clearwood Junior High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whispering Forest Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • SlidellWhispering Forest Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-3 | 521 students38374 Spiehler Rd
    SlidellLA 70458
    (985)641-3400
    1.1PK-3521
  • SlidellClearwood Junior High School
    1.7 miles | Grades: 4-8 | 638 students130 Clearwood Dr
    SlidellLA 70458
    (985)641-8200
    1.74-8638
  • Pearl RiverLittle Pearl Elementary School
    2 miles | Grades: PK-KG | 119 students63829 Hwy 11
    Pearl RiverLA 70452
    (985)863-5906
    2PK-KG119
  • Pearl RiverRiverside Elementary School
    2 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 451 students38480 Sullivan Dr
    Pearl RiverLA 70452
    (985)863-3141
    21-5451
  • Pearl RiverPearl River High School
    2.5 miles | Grades: 8-12 | 697 students39110 Rebel Ln
    Pearl RiverLA 70452
    (985)863-2591
    2.58-12697

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