27488 Pichon Road
Lacombe, LA 70445
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Chahta-ima Elementary School serves 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Chahta-ima Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Chahta-ima Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

Chahta-ima Elementary School's student population of 284 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Chahta-ima Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Chahta-ima Elementary School is 0.67, 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 Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#319 out of 1267 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
7%
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Black
36%
43%
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White
44%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Students: 284 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 5%)

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