Golden Meadow Upper Elementary School

  • Golden Meadow Upper Elementary School serves 255 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (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 83% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Golden Meadow Upper Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Golden Meadow Upper Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Golden Meadow Upper Elementary School's student population of 255 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Golden Meadow Upper Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 20:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Golden Meadow Upper Elementary School is 0.55, 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#321 out of 1277 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
8%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
3%
44%
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White
65%
44%
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Two or more races
10%
2%
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Diversity Score0.550.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafourche Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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