Bernard Terrace Elementary School

  • Bernard Terrace Elementary School serves 397 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bernard Terrace 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Bernard Terrace Elementary School's student population of 397 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students397 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bernard Terrace Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bernard Terrace Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
91%
44%
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White
6%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bernard Terrace Elementary School and the percentage of White students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bernard Terrace Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.170.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bernard Terrace Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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