Carencro Heights Elementary School

  • Carencro Heights Elementary School serves 629 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Carencro Heights Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Carencro Heights Elementary School's student population of 629 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students629 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carencro Heights 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carencro Heights Elementary School is 0.66, 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 School Rank#804 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carencro Heights 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
28%
7%
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Black
46%
44%
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White
24%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carencro Heights Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.660.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
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 Carencro Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafayette Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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I love Carencro Heights Elementary School and would recommend it to parents...... The teachers take their time with the students to make sure they understand their work ....... They are dedicated to helping students in Lafayette Parish learn what they need to know for the next upcoming school year... Thank You to the staff at carencro heights elementary
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