Denham Springs Elementary School

  • Denham Springs Elementary School serves 386 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Denham Springs Elementary School's student population of 386 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students386 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Denham Springs Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Denham Springs Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Denham Springs Elementary School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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#111 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Denham Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Denham Springs 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Denham Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Denham Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
15%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Denham Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
68%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Denham Springs Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Denham Springs Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.500.36
This chart display the diversity score of Denham Springs 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
62%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Denham Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Denham Springs 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 NameLivingston Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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