Alton Elementary School

Alton Elementary School serves 207 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Alton Elementary School operates within the St. Tammany Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 207 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 207 students
Alton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Alton Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Alton Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 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 13:1 14:1
Alton Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Alton Elementary School Asian (1992-2009)
Hispanic
5%
4%
Alton Elementary School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
67%
48%
Alton Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
27%
45%
Alton Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Alton Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Alton 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.
0.48 0.72
Alton 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.
89%
61%
Alton 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.
5%
7%
Alton 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 Pearl River High School (2.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Clearwood Junior High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whispering Forest Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Slidell Whispering Forest Elementary School
    38374 Spiehler Rd
    Slidell , LA , 70458
    (985)641-3400
    1.1  mi  |  504  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Slidell Clearwood Junior High School
    130 Clearwood Dr
    Slidell , LA , 70458
    (985)641-8200
    1.7  mi  |  645  students  |  Gr.  4-8
  • Pearl River Riverside Elementary School
    38480 Sullivan Dr
    Pearl River , LA , 70452
    (985)863-3141
    2  mi  |  436  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Pearl River Little Pearl Elementary School
    63829 Hwy 11
    Pearl River , LA , 70452
    (985)863-5906
    2  mi  |  158  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Pearl River Pearl River High School
    39110 Rebel Ln
    Pearl River , LA , 70452
    (985)863-2591
    2.5  mi  |  779  students  |  Gr.  8-12

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