Ferriday Upper Elementary School
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).
Ferriday Upper Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
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.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#979 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education
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