Folsom Elementary School

  • Folsom Elementary School serves 434 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Folsom Elementary School operates within the St. Tammany Parish School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 434 students has declined by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 434 students
Folsom Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Folsom Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Folsom Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Folsom Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Folsom Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Folsom Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2014)
Hispanic
7%
6%
Folsom Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
21%
44%
Folsom Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
68%
45%
Folsom Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Folsom Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Folsom Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Folsom Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.49 0.35
Folsom Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
57%
58%
Folsom Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Folsom Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • St. Tammany Parish School District's student population of 37,841 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,362 in this district is less than the state average of $15,711. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,743 is less than the state average of $15,475. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name St. Tammany Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
4
Number of Students Managed 37,841 1,685
St. Tammany Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $466 MM $27 MM
St. Tammany Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $443 MM $26 MM
St. Tammany Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,362 $15,711
St. Tammany Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,743 $15,475
St. Tammany Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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