Evangeline Elementary School

1448 Old Evangeline Hwy,

Evangeline, LA, 70537-3305

Tel: (337)824-1368
Grades: PK-8

232 students

Evangeline Elementary School serves 232 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Evangeline Elementary School operates within the Acadia Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 232 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 232 students
Evangeline Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Evangeline Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Evangeline Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Evangeline Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
4%
Evangeline Elementary School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
n/a
48%
White
93%
45%
Evangeline Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Evangeline Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Evangeline Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.13 0.57
Evangeline Elementary School Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
46%
61%
Evangeline Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Evangeline Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,657 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Acadia Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
6
Number of Students Managed 9,657 1,938
Acadia Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $88 MM $33 MM
Acadia Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $86 MM $33 MM
Acadia Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,397 $14,187
Acadia Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,259 $14,076
Acadia Parish School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jennings High School (5.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Iota High School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jennings Elementary School (5.3 miles away)
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  • Jennings Jennings High School
    2310 North Sherman St
    Jennings , LA , 70546
    (337)824-0642
    5.1  mi  |  911  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Mermentau Mermentau Elementary School
    405 Church St
    Mermentau , LA , 70556
    (337)824-1943
    5.2  mi  |  151  students  |  Gr.  PK-7
  • Jennings Jennings Elementary School
    620 Florence St
    Jennings , LA , 70546
    (337)824-4972
    5.3  mi  |  605  students  |  Gr.  3-6
  • Jennings Ward Elementary School
    208 East Shankland Ave
    Jennings , LA , 70546
    (337)824-1235
    5.7  mi  |  571  students  |  Gr.  PK-2

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