Ella Dolhonde Elementary School

  • Ella Dolhonde Elementary School serves 501 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ella Dolhonde Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Ella Dolhonde Elementary School places 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 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students501 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ella Dolhonde Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ella Dolhonde Elementary School is 0.69, 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 School Rank (16-17)#323 out of 1278 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
29%
7%
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Black
25%
44%
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White
41%
44%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.690.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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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)
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