St. John Elementary School

St. John Elementary School serves 896 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
St. John Elementary School operates within the Calcasieu Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 896 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 896 students
St. John Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
St. John Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade St. John Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 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 16:1 14:1
St. John Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
St. John Elementary School Asian (1999-2012)
Hispanic
3%
4%
St. John Elementary School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
20%
48%
St. John Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
71%
45%
St. John Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups St. John Elementary School Sch Ethnicity St. John 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.
0.46 0.72
St. John 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.
46%
61%
St. John 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.
11%
7%
St. John Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,343 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Calcasieu Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
9
Number of Students Managed 32,343 2,337
Calcasieu Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $350 MM $33 MM
District Spending $363 MM $33 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,708 $14,187
Calcasieu Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,099 $14,076
Calcasieu 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 Alfred M. Barbe High School (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is S. J. Welsh Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is A. A. Nelson Elementary School (2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lake Charles Alfred M. Barbe High School
    2200 West Mcneese
    Lake Charles , LA , 70605
    (337)217-4460
    1.5  mi  |  1851  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Lake Charles S. J. Welsh Middle School
    1500 West Mcneese
    Lake Charles , LA , 70605
    (337)217-4410
    1.9  mi  |  1298  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lake Charles A. A. Nelson Elementary School
    1001 Country Club Rd
    Lake Charles , LA , 70605
    (337)217-4790
    2  mi  |  670  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lake Charles Prien Lake Elementary School
    3741 Nelson Rd
    Lake Charles , LA , 70605
    (337)217-4910
    2.5  mi  |  538  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lake Charles Dolby Elementary School
    817 Jefferson Dr
    Lake Charles , LA , 70605
    (337)217-4730
    2.8  mi  |  490  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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