St. John Elementary School

St. John Elementary School serves 854 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
St. John Elementary School operates within the Calcasieu Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 854 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 854 students
St. John Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
St. John Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade St. John 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 0.41 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
St. John Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
1%
St. John Elementary School Asian Students (1999-2013)
Hispanic
2%
4%
St. John Elementary School Black Students (1996-2013)
Black
18%
48%
St. John Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
75%
44%
St. John Elementary School White Students (1990-2013)
Two or more races
3%
1%
St. John Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups St. John 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.
0.41 0.34
St. John 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.
46%
61%
St. John 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.
9%
7%
St. John Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,203 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,708 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,099 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name Calcasieu Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
5
Number of Students Managed 33,203 2,117
Calcasieu Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $350 MM $33 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $363 MM $33 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,708 $14,187
Calcasieu Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,099 $14,076
Calcasieu 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 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 Grades Students
  • Lake CharlesAlfred M. Barbe High School
    2200 West Mcneese
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4460
    1.5 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 1893 students                      
  • Lake CharlesS. J. Welsh Middle School
    1500 West Mcneese
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4410
    1.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1244 students                      
  • Lake CharlesA. A. Nelson Elementary School
    1001 Country Club Rd
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4790
    2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 670 students                      
  • Lake CharlesPrien Lake Elementary School
    3741 Nelson Rd
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4910
    2.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 612 students                      
  • Lake CharlesDolby Elementary School
    817 Jefferson Dr
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4730
    2.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 462 students                      

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