Gramercy Elementary School

Gramercy Elementary School serves 562 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Gramercy Elementary School operates within the St. James Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 562 students has grown by 38% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 48% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 562 students
Gramercy Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Gramercy Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Gramercy Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Gramercy Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Gramercy Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Black
63%
44%
Gramercy Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
37%
46%
Gramercy Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.47 0.60
Gramercy Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
62%
60%
Gramercy Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
3%
7%
Gramercy Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

St. James Parish School District's student population of 3,785 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,889 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name St. James Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed 3,785 1,927
St. James Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $58 MM n/a
St. James Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $56 MM n/a
St. James Parish School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $14,889 n/a
St. James Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,313 n/a
St. James 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 Lutcher High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sixth Ward Middle School (14.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lutcher Elementary School (1 miles away)
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