Frederick Douglass Elementary School

1400 Huey P. Long Avenue
Gretna, LA 70053
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Frederick Douglass Elementary School serves 313 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Frederick Douglass Elementary School's student population of 313 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students313 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Frederick Douglass Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Frederick Douglass Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Frederick Douglass Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Frederick Douglass Elementary School is 0.61, 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#1167 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
63%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
69%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Asian
3%
2%
Hispanic
48%
6%
Black
40%
44%
White
8%
45%
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Frederick Douglass Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.610.36
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
60%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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