38101 Hwy 621
Gonzales, LA 70737
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Duplessis Primary School serves 727 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Duplessis Primary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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 84% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Duplessis Primary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

Duplessis Primary School's student population of 727 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
727 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Duplessis Primary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Duplessis Primary School is 0.62, which is more 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
#369 out of 1267 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
7%
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Black
34%
43%
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White
51%
45%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Duplessis Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 727 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 20%)

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