Gonzales Primary School

Gonzales Primary School serves 447 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Gonzales Primary School operates within the Ascension Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 447 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 447 students
Gonzales Primary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Gonzales Primary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Gonzales Primary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Gonzales Primary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Gonzales Primary School Asian (2004-2008)
Hispanic
14%
4%
Gonzales Primary School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
53%
48%
Gonzales Primary School Black (1990-2012)
White
29%
45%
Gonzales Primary School White (1990-2012)
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.
0.62 0.72
Gonzales Primary 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.
80%
61%
Gonzales Primary 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.
7%
7%
Gonzales Primary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,603 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Ascension Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
6
Number of Students Managed 20,603 1,863
Ascension Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $218 MM n/a
Ascension Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $233 MM n/a
Ascension Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,422 $0
Ascension Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,217 $0
Ascension 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 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
  • Gonzales G. W. Carver Primary School
    518 West Oak St
    Gonzales , LA , 70737
    (225)391-6800
    0.7  mi  |  515  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gonzales Pecan Grove Primary School
    1712 South Pecan Grove Ave
    Gonzales , LA , 70737
    (225)391-7450
    0.7  mi  |  488  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gonzales East Ascension High School
    612 East Worthy St
    Gonzales , LA , 70737
    (225)391-6100
    0.8  mi  |  1651  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Gonzales Gonzales Middle School
    1502 West Orice Roth St
    Gonzales , LA , 70737
    (225)391-6450
    1.6  mi  |  632  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Gonzales Central Primary School
    41469 La Hwy 621
    Gonzales , LA , 70737
    (225)391-7700
    2.6  mi  |  723  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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Ascension 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 0.51, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.72. The most diverse school district in Ascension Parish is Ascension Parish School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.