Gonzales Primary School

Gonzales Primary School serves 486 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Gonzales Primary School operates within the Ascension Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 486 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 486 students
Gonzales Primary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Gonzales Primary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Gonzales Primary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Gonzales Primary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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
Gonzales Primary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
12%
5%
Gonzales Primary School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
61%
44%
Gonzales Primary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
25%
46%
Gonzales Primary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Gonzales Primary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Gonzales Primary 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.
0.56 0.35
Gonzales Primary 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.
74%
60%
Gonzales Primary 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.
11%
7%
Gonzales Primary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,268 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,089 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,167 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 38% over four years.
School District Name Ascension Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
5
Number of Students Managed 21,268 2,019
Ascension Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $216 MM $30 MM
Ascension Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $217 MM $31 MM
Ascension Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,089 $13,503
Ascension Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,167 $14,322
Ascension 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 East Ascension High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gonzales Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is G. W. Carver Primary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GonzalesG. W. Carver Primary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 559 students518 West Oak St
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-6800
    0.7PK-5559
  • GonzalesPecan Grove Primary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 528 students1712 South Pecan Grove Ave
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-7450
    0.7PK-5528
  • GonzalesEast Ascension High School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1835 students612 East Worthy St
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-6100
    0.89-121835
  • GonzalesGonzales Middle School
    1.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 590 students1502 West Orice Roth St
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-6450
    1.66-8590
  • GonzalesCentral Primary School
    2.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 776 students41469 La Hwy 621
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-7700
    2.6PK-5776

School Reviews

Gonzales Primary has great staff that strives to work with me in order to provide my children with an excellent, well rounded education.
- Posted by Parent, 11/15/12

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