Branch Elementary School

  • Branch Elementary School serves 289 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Branch Elementary School's student population of 289 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-8
Total Students289 students
This chart display total students of Branch Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Branch Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Branch Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Branch Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Branch Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Branch Elementary School is 0.20, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#237 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Branch Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Branch Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Branch Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Branch Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
7%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Branch Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
89%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Branch Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Branch Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Branch Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.200.61
This chart display the diversity score of Branch Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Branch Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Branch 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 NameAcadia Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Branch Amikids Acadiana
    Grades: 4-12 | 37 students
    1.8 miles
    611 Celestine La Tortue Road
    Branch, LA 70516
    (337)334-4838
    1.8 4-12 37
  • Church Point Church Point High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 516 students
    4.1 miles
    305 East Lougarre Street
    Church Point, LA 70525
    (337)684-5472
    4.1 8-12 516
  • Church Point Church Point Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 645 students
    4.2 miles
    415 East Lougarre Street
    Church Point, LA 70525
    (337)684-5722
    4.2 PK-5 645
  • Church Point Church Point Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 261 students
    4.4 miles
    340 Martin Luther King Drive
    Church Point, LA 70525
    (337)684-6381
    4.4 6-8 261
  • Rayne Mire Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 563 students
    4.8 miles
    5484 Mire Highway
    Rayne, LA 70578
    (337)873-6602
    4.8 PK-8 563

School Reviews

Review Branch Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about the pros and cons surrounding year-round schools through studies arguing that students perform better in school without a summer break.
Your child’s education is not just his teacher’s responsibility. As a parent, you have the ability to supplement your child’s education at home and to help him succeed in school. Read on to learn some tips to help your child make the most of his education in 2020.
Childhood experiences shape who we become as adults, for good and bad. The new Surgeon General of California is pushing for childhood trauma screening in students in the hopes of resolving some of the issues that might later lead to the development of physical and mental health problems.