Eaton Park Elementary School

Eaton Park Elementary School serves 600 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Eaton Park Elementary School operates within the Vermilion Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 600 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 600 students
Eaton Park Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Eaton Park Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Eaton Park Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 12:1 14:1
Eaton Park Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
1%
Eaton Park Elementary School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
5%
4%
Eaton Park Elementary School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
52%
48%
Eaton Park Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
32%
45%
Eaton Park Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Eaton Park Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Eaton Park 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.
0.62 0.34
Eaton Park 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.
83%
61%
Eaton Park 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.
4%
7%
Eaton Park Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,489 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Vermilion Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
9
Number of Students Managed 9,489 2,337
Vermilion Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $92 MM $33 MM
Vermilion Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $94 MM $33 MM
Vermilion Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,299 $14,187
Vermilion Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,543 $14,076
Vermilion 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 Abbeville High School (2.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is J.h. Williams Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James A. Herod Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Abbeville J.h. Williams Middle School
    1105 Prairie Ave
    Abbeville , LA 70510
    (337)893-3943
    1.3  mi  |  678  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Abbeville James A. Herod Elementary School
    120 Odea St
    Abbeville , LA 70510
    (337)893-4258
    2.1  mi  |  595  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Abbeville Abbeville High School
    1305 Wildcat Dr
    Abbeville , LA 70510
    (337)893-1874
    2.6  mi  |  571  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Abbeville Meaux Elementary School
    12419 La Hwy 696
    Abbeville , LA 70510
    (337)893-3901
    4.8  mi  |  430  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Abbeville Leblanc Elementary School
    4511 East La Hwy 338
    Abbeville , LA 70510
    (337)937-8110
    5.6  mi  |  608  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Vermilion 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 0.30, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.34. The most diverse school district in Vermilion Parish is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.