Bissonet Plaza Elementary School

6818 Kawanee Avenue
Metairie, LA 70003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Bissonet Plaza Elementary School serves 616 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (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 59% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Bissonet Plaza 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Bissonet Plaza Elementary School's student population of 616 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students616 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Bissonet Plaza 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bissonet Plaza Elementary School is 0.69, 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
#730 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
44%
7%
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Black
26%
43%
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White
23%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.690.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bissonet Plaza Elementary School is Bonnabel Magnet Academy High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Theodore Roosevelt Middle School (0.7 miles away)
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