140 Plantation Road
Destrehan, LA 70047
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Ethel Schoeffner Elementary School serves 453 students in grades 3-5.
Ethel Schoeffner Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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Ethel Schoeffner Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

Ethel Schoeffner Elementary School's student population of 453 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
453 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Ethel Schoeffner Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Ethel Schoeffner Elementary School is 0.59, 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 Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#209 out of 1267 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
34%
43%
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White
54%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
Ethel Schoeffner Elementary School is a very good school. Academics at Schoeffner is outstanding. They offer 4th graders a FREE LEAP tutoring class. They offer 5th- 6th grade girls ASD program, which is a program to help girls plan goals. For the 4th, 5th, and 6th graders a homework workshop. Homework workshop is a after school program that let's student's do there homework and if the student's need help there are teacher's there to help them understand the homework. The extracurricular activities at Schoeffner are amazing. They offer Student Council, 4H, Band, Choir, Talented Art, and Talented Drama. The Student Council helps the school raise money for the school's needs like textbooks, workbooks, desks, and more computers in the computer lab. The Student Council also runs a "Shark Shack" where students can buy pencils, pencil sharpeners, pencil cases, pens, and lots of other great stuff. The Student Council also has a Family Bingo Night, Spring Fing, Talent Show, and lots of other cool stuff. The band at schoeffner always sounds good. They allow 5th and 6th graders' in band. They allow 6th graders' to go to band festival. The Choir at schoeffner also always sounds good. They allow 4th, 5th, and 6th graders' join choir. They allow 5th and 6th graders' go to Choir Festival in the spring time.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 453 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59 (Top 30%)

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