Cankton Elementary School

  • Cankton Elementary School serves 569 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is equal to the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is equal to the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cankton 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Cankton Elementary School's student population of 569 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students569 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cankton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cankton Elementary School is 0.57, 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 School Rank (16-17)#647 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
50%
44%
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White
42%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.570.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cankton 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 NameSt. Landry Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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