Laplace Elementary School

Laplace Elementary School serves 1,029 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Laplace Elementary School operates within the St. John The Baptist Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1029 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 1,029 students
Laplace Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Laplace Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Laplace Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Laplace Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 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 17:1 16:1
Laplace Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
5%
5%
Laplace Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
74%
44%
Laplace Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
20%
46%
Laplace Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Laplace Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Laplace 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.
0.41 0.35
Laplace 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.
77%
60%
Laplace 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.
9%
7%
Laplace Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,964 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,898 is higher than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,396 is higher than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 65% over four years.
School District Name St. John The Baptist Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
5
Number of Students Managed 5,964 2,019
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $87 MM $30 MM
St. John The Baptist Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $96 MM $31 MM
St. John The Baptist Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,898 $13,503
St. John The Baptist Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $15,396 $14,322
St. John The Baptist 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 St. John High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harry M. Hurst Middle School (11.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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