Ella Dolhonde Elementary School

219 Severn Avenue
Metairie, LA 70001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Ella Dolhonde Elementary School serves 501 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ella Dolhonde 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Ella Dolhonde Elementary School's student population of 501 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students501 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Rankings

Ella Dolhonde Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Ella Dolhonde Elementary School is 0.70, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#800 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
28%
7%
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Black
25%
43%
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White
40%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.700.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Ella Dolhonde Elementary School is Martyn Alternative School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Orleans Martyn Alternative School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 68 students
    0.6 miles
    1108 Shrewsbury Road
    New Orleans, LA 70121
    (504) 831-0316
    0.6 K-12 68
  • New Orleans Riverdale Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 807 students
    1.0 miles
    3900 Jefferson Hwy.
    New Orleans, LA 70121
    (504) 828-2706
    1 6-8 807
  • Westwego Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 6-12 | 678 students
    1.1 miles
    701 Churchill Pkwy
    Westwego, LA 70094
    (504) 838-2249
    1.1 6-12 678
  • New Orleans Smothers Academy Preparatory School Charter School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-7 | 444 students
    1.1 miles
    2012 Jefferson Highway
    New Orleans, LA 70121
    (504) 352-1089
    1.1 K-7 444
  • Metairie East Jefferson High School Math: 58% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,203 student
    1.2 miles
    400 Phlox Street
    Metairie, LA 70001
    (504) 888-7171
    1.2 9-12 1,203

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