Acadian Elementary School

  • Acadian Elementary School serves 758 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is equal to the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Acadian Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Acadian Elementary School's student population of 758 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students758 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Acadian Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Acadian Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#729 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
40%
44%
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White
30%
44%
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Two or more races
10%
2%
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Diversity Score0.730.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTerrebonne Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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That 16 students to 1 teacher ratio is a blatant lie. Our kids are 23 to a kindergarten class and close to 30 to a 3rd grade class. The teachers are rude and talk down to the children. Which is no surprise because the "Master Teacher" likes to run around telling kids to "shut up" . If the head of the teachers isn't held to any kind of standards, what kind of standards will the regular teachers be held to? Obviously none. My kindergartener comes home crying that "my teacher yells so much momma", and when I sent a letter to my 3rd grade IEP math students teacher asking for tips on how to help him better his grades she muttered "that's just ridiculous".... This school is so out of hand that not only are the regular students being mistreated, but I've even heard horror stories from other parents about the Special Needs class's teacher yelling at the handicapped children constantly. This school allows little to NO parent involvement... for the mere fact that they don't want parents around to see how flawed their school is. If you have an option. DO NOT send your child here. I will be removing mine in favor of homeschooling or getting special permission to place them at Honduras ASAP.
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