Blanchard Elementary School

402 Birch Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Blanchard Elementary School serves 452 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
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 75-79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Blanchard 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 top 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 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Blanchard Elementary School's student population of 452 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 39% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Blanchard 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 Blanchard Elementary School is 0.37, which is less 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
#427 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)
75-79%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
16%
43%
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White
78%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.370.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blanchard Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCaddo Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Blanchard Elementary School is Northwood High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Donnie Bickham Middle School (2.6 miles away)
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