Laplace Elementary School

Laplace Elementary School serves 1,003 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Laplace Elementary School operates within the St. John The Baptist Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 1003 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 1,003 students
Laplace Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Laplace Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Laplace 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 0.45 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
Laplace Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Laplace Elementary School Asian (1995-2008)
Hispanic
4%
4%
Laplace Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
70%
48%
Laplace Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
24%
45%
Laplace Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Laplace Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Laplace 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.
0.45 0.72
Laplace 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.
73%
61%
Laplace 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.
9%
7%
Laplace Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,497 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name St. John The Baptist Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
6
Number of Students Managed 6,497 1,863
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $97 MM n/a
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $91 MM n/a
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,218 $0
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,362 $0
St. John The Baptist 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 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 St. John Alternative School (3.6 miles away)
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St John The Baptist Parish, LA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.35, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.72. The most diverse school district in St John The Baptist Parish is St. John The Baptist Parish School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.