East St. John Elementary School

East St. John Elementary School serves 678 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
East St. John Elementary School operates within the St. John The Baptist Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 678 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 678 students
East St. John Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Students by Grade East St. John Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less 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 14:1 14:1
Hispanic
3%
4%
Black
85%
48%
White
7%
45%
All Ethnic Groups East St. John Elementary School Sch Ethnicity East 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.
0.27 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.
81%
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.
6%
7%
East St. John Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

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
9
Number of Students Managed 6,497 2,337
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $97 MM $33 MM
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $91 MM $33 MM
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,218 $14,187
St. John The Baptist Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,362 $14,076
St. John The Baptist Parish School 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 East St. John High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is St. John Alternative School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ReserveEast St. John High School
    1 Wildcat Dr
    ReserveLA 70084
    (985)536-4226
    0.6 mi | 1364 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • LaplaceJohn L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    182 West Fifth St
    LaplaceLA 70068
    (985)651-3700
    Alternative School
    Magnet School

    1.2 mi | 448 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • ReserveFifth Ward Elementary School
    158 Panther Dr
    ReserveLA 70084
    (985)536-4221
    1.6 mi | 514 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ReserveSt. John Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1880 Hwy 44
    ReserveLA 70084
    (985)536-1036
    Alternative School

    1.9 mi | 93 students | Gr. 2-12                      
  • LaplaceLaplace Elementary School
    393 Greenwood Dr
    LaplaceLA 70068
    (985)652-5552
    1.9 mi | 1003 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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Did You Know?
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 0.25, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.34. The most diverse school district in St John The Baptist Parish is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.