Fifth Ward Elementary School

  • Fifth Ward Elementary School serves 398 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Fifth Ward Elementary School's student population of 398 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fifth Ward Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fifth Ward Elementary School is 0.27, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#1082 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
6%
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Black
85%
44%
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White
7%
45%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fifth Ward Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.270.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fifth Ward Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. John the Baptist Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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