Gonzales Primary School

Gonzales Primary School serves 466 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Gonzales Primary School operates within the Ascension Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 466 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 466 students
Gonzales Primary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Gonzales Primary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Gonzales Primary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more 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 14:1 14:1
Gonzales Primary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
12%
4%
Gonzales Primary School Hispanic (1991-2013)
Black
59%
48%
Gonzales Primary School Black (1990-2013)
White
26%
44%
Gonzales Primary School White (1990-2013)
Two or more races
3%
1%
Gonzales Primary School Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Gonzales Primary School Sch Ethnicity Gonzales Primary 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.
0.57 0.34
Gonzales Primary School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
78%
61%
Gonzales Primary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
8%
7%
Gonzales Primary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,073 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Ascension Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
9
Number of Students Managed 21,073 2,337
Ascension Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $218 MM $33 MM
District Spending $233 MM $33 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,422 $14,187
Ascension Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,217 $14,076
Ascension 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 East Ascension High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gonzales Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is G. W. Carver Primary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GonzalesG. W. Carver Primary School
    518 West Oak St
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-6800
    0.7 mi | 555 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GonzalesPecan Grove Primary School
    1712 South Pecan Grove Ave
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-7450
    0.7 mi | 493 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GonzalesEast Ascension High School
    612 East Worthy St
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-6100
    0.8 mi | 1710 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • GonzalesGonzales Middle School
    1502 West Orice Roth St
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-6450
    1.6 mi | 630 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • GonzalesCentral Primary School
    41469 La Hwy 621
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-7700
    2.6 mi | 752 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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  • Recommended November 15, 2012 - Gonzales Primary has great staff that strives to work with me in order to provide my children with an excellent, well rounded education. - Posted by Parent

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