Dutchtown Primary School

13046 Hwy 73
Geismar, LA 70734
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Dutchtown Primary School serves 599 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dutchtown Primary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 29%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 40%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 599 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Dutchtown Primary School's student population of 599 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
599 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Dutchtown Primary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,237 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Dutchtown Primary School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#41 out of 1237 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
29%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
40%
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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
2%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
9%
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Black
27%
42%
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White
54%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dutchtown Primary School's ranking?
Dutchtown Primary School is ranked #41 out of 1,237 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Louisiana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% LA state average), while 73% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% LA state average).
How many students attend Dutchtown Primary School?
599 students attend Dutchtown Primary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Dutchtown Primary School students are White, 27% of students are Black, 13% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dutchtown Primary School?
Dutchtown Primary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.
What grades does Dutchtown Primary School offer ?
Dutchtown Primary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Dutchtown Primary School part of?
Dutchtown Primary School is part of Ascension Parish School District.

School Reviews

2   8/17/2016
The school is primarily focused on fundraising, discipline, and education and generally in that order. Any extra circular, art or music programs will be after school and out of pocket.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 599 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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