Abita Springs Elementary School

Abita Springs Elementary School serves 721 students in grades PK-3.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Abita Springs Elementary School operates within the St. Tammany Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 721 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-3
Total Students 721 students
Abita Springs Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Abita Springs Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Abita Springs Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 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 15:1 14:1
Abita Springs Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Abita Springs Elementary School Asian (2001-2012)
Hispanic
3%
4%
Abita Springs Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
14%
48%
Abita Springs Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
79%
45%
Abita Springs Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Abita Springs Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Abita Springs 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.
0.36 0.72
Abita Springs 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.
47%
61%
Abita Springs 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.
11%
7%
Abita Springs Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,118 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name St. Tammany Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
6
Number of Students Managed 37,118 1,863
St. Tammany Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $431 MM n/a
St. Tammany Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $474 MM n/a
St. Tammany Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,130 $0
St. Tammany Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,354 $0
St. Tammany 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 Fontainebleau High School (5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Abita Springs Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is E. E. Lyon Elementary School (4.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Abita Springs Abita Springs Middle School
    72079 Maple St
    Abita Springs , LA , 70420
    (985)892-2070
    0.5  mi  |  489  students  |  Gr.  4-6
  • Covington E. E. Lyon Elementary School
    1615 North Florida St
    Covington , LA , 70433
    (985)892-0869
    4.2  mi  |  559  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Covington William Pitcher Junior High School
    415 South Jefferson Ave
    Covington , LA , 70433
    (985)892-3021
    4.5  mi  |  347  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Covington Covington Elementary School
    325 South Jackson St
    Covington , LA , 70433
    (985)892-4311
    4.6  mi  |  585  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Covington Pine View Middle School
    1200 West 27th Ave
    Covington , LA , 70433
    (985)892-6204
    4.7  mi  |  641  students  |  Gr.  4-6

School Reviews

  • Recommended April 04, 2007 - ASES is a well known school by my entire family. My daughter is on her second year there. She has a speech impediment, which has improved tremendously. I am very well pleased with the progress of my daughter's educational level and the support from ASES. T. Whitehead - Posted by Parent

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Saint Tammany 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 0.41, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.72. The most diverse school district in Saint Tammany Parish is St. Tammany Parish School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.