Cottonport Elementary School

  • Cottonport Elementary School serves 474 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cottonport 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Cottonport Elementary School's student population of 474 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cottonport 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 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cottonport Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. 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#1081 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cottonport Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
63%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cottonport Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
33%
45%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cottonport Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.500.60
This chart display the diversity score of Cottonport 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
82%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cottonport Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAvoyelles Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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