817 Jefferson Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Dolby Elementary School serves 395 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dolby Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Dolby Elementary School's student population of 395 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 45% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Dolby Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Dolby Elementary School is 0.56, 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
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#119 out of 1267 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
26%
43%
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White
61%
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
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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-5
  • Students: 395 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56 (Top 30%)

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