St. John Elementary School

St. John Elementary School serves 917 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
St. John Elementary School operates within the Calcasieu Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 917 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 917 students
St. John Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % St. John Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
St. John Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade St. John Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
St. John Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
2%
St. John Elementary School Asian Students (1999-2014)
Hispanic
2%
5%
St. John Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
20%
44%
St. John Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
72%
46%
St. John Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
2%
St. John Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups St. John Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.35
St. John Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
48%
60%
St. John Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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%
St. John Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,258 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,438 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,993 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Calcasieu Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
5
Number of Students Managed 32,258 2,019
Calcasieu Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $344 MM $30 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $362 MM $31 MM
Calcasieu Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,438 $13,503
Calcasieu Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,993 $14,322
Calcasieu Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Alfred M. Barbe High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is S. J. Welsh Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is A. A. Nelson Elementary School (2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake CharlesAlfred M. Barbe High School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1892 students2200 West Mcneese
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4460
    1.59-121892
  • Lake CharlesS. J. Welsh Middle School
    1.9 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1228 students1500 West Mcneese
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4410
    1.96-81228
  • Lake CharlesA. A. Nelson Elementary School
    2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 699 students1001 Country Club Rd
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4790
    2PK-5699
  • Lake CharlesPrien Lake Elementary School
    2.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 600 students3741 Nelson Rd
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4910
    2.5PK-5600
  • Lake CharlesDolby Elementary School
    2.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 445 students817 Jefferson Dr
    Lake CharlesLA 70605
    (337)217-4730
    2.8PK-5445

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