151 Martin Luther King
Ferriday, LA 71334
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Ferriday Upper Elementary School serves 302 students in grades 3-5.
Ferriday Upper 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 61% (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 36% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Ferriday Upper Elementary School's student population of 302 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
302 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Ferriday Upper 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 Ferriday Upper Elementary School is 0.20, 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
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#979 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
89%
43%
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White
8%
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
0.20
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ferriday Upper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 302 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20 (Btm 50%)

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