Allen Ellender School

  • Allen Ellender School serves 573 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Allen Ellender School operates within the Jefferson Parish School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 573 students has declined by 20% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 573 students
Allen Ellender School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Allen Ellender School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Allen Ellender School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Allen Ellender School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.71 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 15:1 16:1
Allen Ellender School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
3%
1%
Allen Ellender School American Indian Students (1997-2015)
Asian
2%
2%
Allen Ellender School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
22%
6%
Allen Ellender School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
27%
44%
Allen Ellender School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
41%
45%
Allen Ellender School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Allen Ellender School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Allen Ellender School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Allen Ellender 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.
0.71 0.35
Allen Ellender School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
72%
58%
Allen Ellender School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
8%
6%
Allen Ellender School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jefferson Parish School District's student population of 47,817 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,853 in this district is less than the state average of $15,711. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,187 is less than the state average of $15,475. The district spending/student has declined by 17% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
81
4
Number of Students Managed 47,817 1,685
Jefferson Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $549 MM $27 MM
Jefferson Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $518 MM $26 MM
Jefferson Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,853 $15,711
Jefferson Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,187 $15,475
Jefferson Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  2.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
2  11/22/2010
An absolute dumping ground for future (and current) drug dealers, bullies, pimps, prostitutes, ect. My son went there last year and was the worst experience of his life.
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2  10/24/2009
I am a parent of a student that attends Ellender Middle School and he will not be returning next school year. The fighting is out of control at this school. I don't know what's the purpose of the JP cop on the outside because for two days straight I saw two fights outside the school.The students are out of control and parents are fighting students.
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