Elton High School

  • Elton High School serves 253 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Elton High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Elton High School's student population of 253 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students253 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elton High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elton High 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#556 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
17%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
29%
44%
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White
45%
45%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.690.61
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Graduation Rate≥80%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Davis Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elton Elton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 267 students
    0.8 miles
    614 Powell Road
    Elton, LA 70532
    (337)584-2892
    0.8 PK-5 267
  • Basile W. W. Stewart Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 346 students
    5.2 miles
    1032 Belton Street
    Basile, LA 70515
    (337)432-6412
    5.2 PK-4 346
  • Basile Basile High School
    Grades: 4-12 | 451 students
    5.8 miles
    2835 2nd Street
    Basile, LA 70515
    (337)432-5012
    5.8 4-12 451
  • Kinder Allen Correctional Center Special Education School
    Grades: 10-12
    8.5 miles
    3751 Lauderdale Woodyard Road
    Kinder, LA 70648
    (337)639-2943
    8.5 10-12 n/a
  • Jennings Hathaway High School
    Grades: PK-12 | 558 students
    9.0 miles
    4040 Pine Island Highway
    Jennings, LA 70546
    (337)824-4452
    9.0 PK-12 558

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