Richard Elementary School

1616 Charlene Hwy

Church Point, LA 70525-5619

Tel: (337)684-3339
Grades: PK-8

394 students

Richard Elementary School serves 394 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Richard Elementary School operates within the Acadia Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 394 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 394 students
Richard Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Students by Grade Richard Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 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 17:1 14:1
Hispanic
2%
4%
Black
5%
48%
White
89%
45%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.21 0.34
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.
44%
61%
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.
15%
7%

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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Church Point High School (6.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Church Point Middle School (5.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Branch Elementary School (6.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Church PointChurch Point Middle School
    340 Martin Luther King Dr
    Church PointLA 70525
    (337)684-6381
    5.2 mi | 261 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BranchBranch Elementary School
    8362 Branch Hwy
    BranchLA 70516
    (337)334-5708
    6.2 mi | 283 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Church PointChurch Point High School
    305 East Lougarre St
    Church PointLA 70525
    (337)684-5472
    6.2 mi | 467 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • Church PointChurch Point Elementary School
    415 East Lougarre St
    Church PointLA 70525
    (337)684-5722
    6.2 mi | 641 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • EuniceHighland Elementary School
    1341 Duck Ave
    EuniceLA 70535
    (337)457-5161
    7.2 mi | 257 students | Gr. PK-4                      

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Did You Know?
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 Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.