East St. John Elementary School

  • East St. John Elementary School serves 426 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • East St. John Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • East St. John Elementary School's student population of 426 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 43% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East St. John Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East St. John Elementary School is 0.29, 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)
Overall School Rank#953 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
84%
44%
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White
6%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East St. John Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.290.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East St. John Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. John The Baptist Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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