Spring Creek Elementary School

Spring Creek Elementary School serves 400 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Spring Creek Elementary School operates within the Tangipahoa Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 400 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 400 students
Spring Creek Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Spring Creek Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Spring Creek 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 0.44 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
Spring Creek Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Spring Creek Elementary School Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
2%
4%
Spring Creek Elementary School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
25%
48%
Spring Creek Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
71%
45%
Spring Creek Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Spring Creek Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Spring Creek 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.
0.44 0.34
Spring Creek 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.
62%
61%
Spring Creek 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%
Spring Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,585 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Tangipahoa Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
9
Number of Students Managed 20,585 2,337
Tangipahoa Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $179 MM $33 MM
Tangipahoa Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $172 MM $33 MM
Tangipahoa Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,246 $14,187
Tangipahoa Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,864 $14,076
Tangipahoa 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 Jewel M. Sumner High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jewel M. Sumner Middle School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chesbrough Elementary School (4.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • KentwoodJewel M. Sumner High School
    15841 Hwy 440
    KentwoodLA 70444
    (985)229-8805
    3.1 mi | 520 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • KentwoodJewel M. Sumner Middle School
    15649 Hwy 440
    KentwoodLA 70444
    (985)310-2152
    3.3 mi | 413 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • KentwoodHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Chesbrough Elementary School
    68495 Hwy 1054
    KentwoodLA 70444
    (985)229-6377
    4.3 mi | 394 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • KentwoodKentwood High Magnet School
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    603 9th St
    KentwoodLA 70444
    (985)229-2881
    Alternative School
    Magnet School

    4.4 mi | 306 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • KentwoodO.w. Dillon Memorial Elementary School
    1541 C.b. Temple Rd
    KentwoodLA 70444
    (985)229-8225
    5.3 mi | 457 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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Did You Know?
Tangipahoa 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 0.40, which is higher than the Louisiana average of 0.34. The most diverse school district in Tangipahoa Parish is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.