Alton Elementary School

  • Alton Elementary School serves 202 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Alton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Alton Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Alton Elementary School's student population of 202 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students202 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Alton Elementary School is 0.65, 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 Testing Rank#570 out of 1277 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
19%
7%
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Black
50%
43%
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White
25%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.650.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Tammany Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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