Gonzales Primary School

  • Gonzales Primary School serves 473 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is lower 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.
  • Gonzales Primary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Gonzales Primary School's student population of 473 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students473 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gonzales Primary School is ranked within the bottom 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 diversity score of Gonzales Primary School is 0.61, which is equal to 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 Testing Rank#699 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gonzales Primary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Gonzales Primary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hispanic
19%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gonzales Primary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
57%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gonzales Primary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
19%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gonzales Primary School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gonzales Primary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.610.61
This chart display the diversity score of Gonzales Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gonzales Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gonzales Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAscension Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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