Folsom Elementary School

  • Folsom Elementary School serves 446 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Folsom Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Folsom Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Folsom Elementary School's student population of 446 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students446 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Folsom Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Folsom Elementary School is 0.46, 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#158 out of 1277 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
17%
43%
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White
71%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Folsom Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.460.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Folsom Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Tammany Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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