Emily C. Watkins Elementary School

938 La Highway 628
La Place, LA 70068
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Emily C. Watkins Elementary School serves 502 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Emily C. Watkins 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 67% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Emily C. Watkins Elementary School's student population of 502 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students502 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Rankings

Emily C. Watkins 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 Emily C. Watkins Elementary School is 0.55, 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 Testing Rank
#743 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)
67%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
15%
7%
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Black
63%
43%
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White
18%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.550.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
5%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Emily C. Watkins Elementary School is East St. John High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Laplace Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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