Gillis Elementary School

  • Gillis Elementary School serves 813 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Gillis Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Gillis Elementary School's student population of 813 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students813 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gillis Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gillis Elementary School is 0.29, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#463 out of 1277 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
8%
44%
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White
84%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gillis Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.290.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalcasieu Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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