1400 Huey P. Long Avenue
Gretna, LA 70053
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Frederick Douglass Elementary School serves 315 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Frederick Douglass Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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Frederick Douglass Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

Frederick Douglass Elementary School's student population of 315 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
315 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Frederick Douglass Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Frederick Douglass Elementary School is 0.57, 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 Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1204 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
54%
7%
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Black
38%
43%
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White
4%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
5%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 315 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 20%)

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