J. Wallace James Elementary School

1500 West Willow St,

Scott, LA, 70583-5303

Tel: (337)521-7700
Grades: PK-5

898 students

J. Wallace James Elementary School serves 898 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
J. Wallace James Elementary School operates within the Lafayette Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 898 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 898 students
J. Wallace James Elementary School Total Students (2003-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
J. Wallace James Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2012)
Students by Grade J. Wallace James 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 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
J. Wallace James Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
J. Wallace James Elementary School Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
1%
4%
J. Wallace James Elementary School Hispanic (2003-2012)
Black
44%
48%
J. Wallace James Elementary School Black (2003-2012)
White
51%
45%
J. Wallace James Elementary School White (2003-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.55 0.57
J. Wallace James Elementary School Diversity Score (2003-2012)
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.
50%
61%
J. Wallace James Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
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.
12%
7%
J. Wallace James Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,994 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lafayette Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
6
Number of Students Managed 30,994 1,938
District Total Revenue $327 MM $33 MM
Lafayette Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $302 MM $33 MM
Lafayette Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,025 $14,187
District Spending / Student $10,198 $14,076
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 David Thibodaux Career And Technical High School (1.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is David Thibodaux Career And Technical High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is David Thibodaux Career And Technical High School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lafayette Truman Elementary School
    Alternative School
    200 Clara St
    Lafayette , LA , 70501
    (337)521-7810
    Alternative School
    1.7  mi  |  427  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Lafayette David Thibodaux Career And Technical High School
    Vocational School
    805 Teurlings Dr
    Lafayette , LA , 70501
    (337)262-5962
    Vocational School
    1.9  mi  |  447  students  |  Gr.  6-10
  • Lafayette Early College Academy
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    320 Devalcourt Dr
    Lafayette , LA , 70506
    (337)521-8956
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    1.9  mi  |  203  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Scott L. Leo Judice Elementary School
    5801 Cameron St
    Scott , LA , 70583
    (337)521-7710
    2.1  mi  |  371  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Scott Scott Middle School
    116 Marie St
    Scott , LA , 70583
    (337)521-7930
    2.2  mi  |  750  students  |  Gr.  4-8

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