420 Dodson Street
New Iberia, LA 70563
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Dodson Street Elementary School serves 296 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Dodson Street Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (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 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Dodson Street Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Dodson Street Elementary School's student population of 296 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
296 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Dodson Street Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Dodson Street Elementary School is 0.50, 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 Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#161 out of 1267 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
22%
43%
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White
67%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
12%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 296 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Top 50%)

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