Iota Elementary School

470 West Kennedy St,

Iota, LA, 70543-6021

Tel: (337)779-2581
Grades: PK-5

558 students

Iota Elementary School serves 558 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Iota Elementary School operates within the Acadia Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 558 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 558 students
Iota Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Iota Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Iota Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 14:1
Iota Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Iota Elementary School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
2%
48%
Iota Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
91%
45%
Iota Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Iota Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Iota 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.
0.17 0.34
Iota Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
48%
61%
Iota 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.
9%
7%
Iota 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
9
Number of Students Managed 9,657 2,337
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 Iota High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Iota Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Iota High School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Iota Iota Middle School
    426 South Fifth St
    Iota , LA , 70543
    (337)779-2536
    0.7  mi  |  262  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Iota Iota High School
    456 South Fifth St
    Iota , LA , 70543
    (337)779-2534
    0.7  mi  |  427  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Evangeline Evangeline Elementary School
    1448 Old Evangeline Hwy
    Evangeline , LA , 70537
    (337)824-1368
    6.3  mi  |  232  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Egan Egan Elementary School
    2166 Egan Hwy
    Egan , LA , 70531
    (337)783-4148
    6.8  mi  |  222  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Crowley Crowley High School
    263 Hensgens Rd
    Crowley , LA , 70526
    (337)783-5313
    8.1  mi  |  700  students  |  Gr.  8-12

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Acadia Parish, LA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.32, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.34. The most diverse school district in Acadia Parish is Acadia Parish School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.