Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School (Closed 2008)

1339 Forstall Street,

New Orleans, LA, 70117

Grades: PK-6

832 students

Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School (Closed 2008) served 832 students in grades PK-6.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 55%.
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School (Closed 2008) operated within the Rsd-advocacy For The Arts & Technical In N.o. Inc. School District.

Overview

Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 832 students
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Total Students (1987-2005)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2005)
Students by Grade Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 14:1
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2005)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
99%
48%
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Black (1990-2005)
White
n/a
45%
All Ethnic Groups Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Thomas Alva Edison 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.
0.02 0.34
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.
96%
61%
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2005)
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.
n/a
7%
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2005)

District Comparison

School District Name Rsd-advocacy For The Arts & Technical In N.o. Inc. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
9
Number of Students Managed 60,237 2,337
Rsd-advocacy For The Arts & Technical In N.o.  Inc. School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $299 MM $33 MM
Rsd-advocacy For The Arts & Technical In N.o.  Inc. School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $276 MM $33 MM
Rsd-advocacy For The Arts & Technical In N.o.  Inc. School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $29,537 $14,187
Rsd-advocacy For The Arts & Technical In N.o.  Inc. School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $27,319 $14,076
Rsd-advocacy For The Arts & Technical In N.o.  Inc. School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2005 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dr. M.l.k. Charter School For Science & Technical (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Dr. M.l.k. Charter School For Science & Technical (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dr. M.l.k. Charter School For Science & Technical (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New Orleans Dr. M.l.k. Charter School For Science & Technical
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1617 Caffin Ave
    New Orleans , LA , 70117
    (504)940-2243
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  646  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • New Orleans Dr. Charles Richard Drew Elementary School
    Alternative School
    3819 St Claude Ave
    New Orleans , LA , 70117
    (504)373-6208
    Alternative School
    1  mi  |  186  students  |  Gr.  3-8
  • New Orleans Arise Academy
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    3819 St Claude Ave
    New Orleans , LA , 70117
    (504)520-9245
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  311  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • New Orleans Kipp Renaissance High School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    3820 St Claude St
    New Orleans , LA , 70117
    (504)400-0350
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  296  students  |  Gr.  9-10
  • New Orleans Kipp New Orleans Leadership Academy
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    3820 St Claude St
    New Orleans , LA , 70117
    (504)952-1052
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  313  students  |  Gr.  4-6

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