Fort Necessity School

  • Fort Necessity School serves 324 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (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 55% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Fort Necessity School's student population of 324 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 63% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Necessity School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fort Necessity School is 0.43, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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#904 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fort Necessity School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Necessity School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
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Black
31%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fort Necessity School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
69%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fort Necessity School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fort Necessity School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.430.36
This chart display the diversity score of Fort Necessity School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fort Necessity School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fort Necessity 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 NameFranklin Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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