Cypress Springs Elementary School

1040 Saratoga Street
Ruston, LA 71270
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Cypress Springs Elementary School serves 477 students in grades 3-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (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 63% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Cypress Springs 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 17:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Cypress Springs Elementary School's student population of 477 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 34% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Cypress Springs 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 diversity score of Cypress Springs Elementary School is 0.54, 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 Testing Rank
#800 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
62%
43%
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White
28%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.540.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLincoln Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cypress Springs Elementary School is Ruston High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is A. E. Phillips Laboratory School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is I.a. Lewis School (0.9 miles away)
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