Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School (Closed 2008)

1339 Forstall Street

New Orleans, LA 70117

Grades PK-6
832 students
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School served 832 students in grades PK - 6.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 54%.
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School operated within the Recovery -lde School District.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 832 students
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2007)
Students by Grade Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 16:1
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2005)
Black
100%
44%
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
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.
n/a 0.60
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
96%
60%
Thomas Alva Edison 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.
n/a
7%
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2005)

District Comparison

School District Name Recovery -lde School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
5
Number of Students Managed 20,953 1,927
Recovery  -lde School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $345 MM n/a
Recovery  -lde School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $289 MM n/a
Recovery  -lde School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $33,498 n/a
Recovery  -lde School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $28,133 n/a
Recovery  -lde 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 Dr. Martin Luther King Charter School For Sci/tech (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dr. Martin Luther King Charter School For Sci/tech (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dr. Martin Luther King Charter School For Sci/tech (0.4 miles away)
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  • New OrleansDr. Martin Luther King Charter School For Sci/techAlternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: PK-12 | 799 students
    0.4 miles
    1617 Caffin Ave
    New OrleansLA 70117
    (504)940-2243
    0.4PK-12799
  • New OrleansArise AcademyAlternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: PK-6 | 486 students
    1 miles
    3819 St Claude Ave
    New OrleansLA 70117
    (504)520-9245
    1PK-6486
  • New OrleansHomer A. Plessy Community SchoolCharter School

    1 miles
    3820 St Claude Ave
    New OrleansLA 70117
    (504)421-5711
    1n/an/a
  • New OrleansKipp New Orleans Leadership AcademyCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 785 students
    1 miles
    3820 St Claude St
    New OrleansLA 70117
    (504)952-1052
    1KG-8785
  • ArabiArabi Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 682 students
    1.3 miles
    7200 Alexander Ave
    ArabiLA 70032
    (504)218-5058
    1.3PK-5682
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