Apollo Elementary School

Apollo Elementary School serves 745 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Apollo Elementary School operates within the Bossier Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 745 students has declined by 24% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 745 students
Apollo Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Apollo Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Apollo Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 16:1 14:1
Apollo Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
4%
1%
Apollo Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
6%
4%
Apollo Elementary School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
23%
48%
Apollo Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
62%
44%
Apollo Elementary School White Students (1990-2013)
Two or more races
5%
1%
Apollo Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Apollo Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.56 0.34
Apollo Elementary 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.
32%
61%
Apollo Elementary 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.
4%
7%
Apollo Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,692 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,679 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 37% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,264 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 53% over four years.
School District Name Bossier Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
5
Number of Students Managed 21,692 2,117
Bossier Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $211 MM $33 MM
Bossier Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $222 MM $33 MM
Bossier Parish School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,679 $14,187
Bossier Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,264 $14,076
Bossier Parish School District 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 Airline High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Amikids Red River (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Plantation Park Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bossier CityAirline High School
    2801 Airline Dr
    Bossier CityLA 71111
    (318)549-5080
    0.9 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 1696 students                      
  • Bossier CityPlantation Park Elementary School
    2410 Plantation Dr
    Bossier CityLA 71111
    (318)549-5700
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 620 students                      
  • Bossier CityAmikids Red River
    Alternative School
    2890 Douglas Dr
    Bossier CityLA 71111
    (318)747-2224
    Alternative School

    1.4 mi | Gr. 4-12 | 33 students                      
  • Bossier CityGreenacres Middle School
    2220 Airline Dr
    Bossier CityLA 71111
    (318)549-6210
    1.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 778 students                      
  • ShreveportCherokee Park Elementary School
    2010 East Algonquin Trail
    ShreveportLA 71107
    (318)221-6782
    2.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 411 students                      

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