Laplace Elementary School

Laplace Elementary School serves 972 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Laplace Elementary School operates within the St. John The Baptist Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 972 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 972 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 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
Hispanic
4%
4%
Black
73%
48%
White
23%
44%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.42 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.
88%
61%
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.
10%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,112 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,218 is higher than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 58% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,362 is higher than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 61% over four years.
School District Name St. John The Baptist Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
5
Number of Students Managed 6,112 2,117
District Total Revenue $97 MM $33 MM
District Spending $91 MM $33 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,218 $14,187
District Spending / Student $14,362 $14,076
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 East St. John High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is St. John Alternative School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • La PlaceJohn L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    182 West Fifth St
    La PlaceLA 70068
    (985)651-3700
    Alternative School
    Magnet School

    1.8 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 427 students                      
  • La PlaceEmily C. Watkins Elementary School
    938 La Hwy 628
    La PlaceLA 70068
    (985)652-1593
    1.9 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 565 students                      
  • La PlaceEast St. John Elementary School
    400 Ory Dr
    La PlaceLA 70068
    (985)536-8450
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 600 students                      
  • ReserveEast St. John High School
    1 Wildcat Dr
    ReserveLA 70084
    (985)536-4226
    2.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1357 students                      
  • La PlaceLake Pontchartrain Elementary School
    3328 Hwy 51
    La PlaceLA 70068
    (985)652-2003
    2.5 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 591 students                      

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