George Welch Elementary School

  • George Welch Elementary School serves 425 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 88% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 95% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • George Welch Elementary School's student population of 425 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George Welch Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George Welch Elementary School is 0.10, which is less 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#55 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
6%
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Black
3%
44%
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White
95%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in George Welch Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.100.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOuachita Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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