Donaldsonville Primary School

38210 Hwy 3089
Geismar, LA 70734
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Donaldsonville Primary School serves 449 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Donaldsonville Primary School's student population of 449 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students449 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Donaldsonville Primary School is 0.06, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
97%
43%
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White
1%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.060.61
This chart display the diversity score of Donaldsonville Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Donaldsonville Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Donaldsonville Primary 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 NameAscension Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Donaldsonville Primary School is Donaldsonville High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lowery Middle School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lowery Elementary School (3.9 miles away)
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