Gonzales Primary School

  • Gonzales Primary School serves 508 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the LA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Gonzales Primary School operates within the Ascension Parish School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 508 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students508 students
Gonzales Primary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Gonzales Primary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Gonzales Primary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeGonzales Primary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
Gonzales Primary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Gonzales Primary School Asian Students (2004-2008)
Hispanic
14%
6%
Gonzales Primary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
59%
44%
Gonzales Primary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
24%
45%
Gonzales Primary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Gonzales Primary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Gonzales Primary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsGonzales Primary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.580.61
Gonzales Primary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
77%
58%
Gonzales Primary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Gonzales Primary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Ascension Parish School District's student population of 21,602 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,158 in this district is less than the state average of $15,711. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,345 is less than the state average of $15,475. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameAscension Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
4
Number of Students Managed21,6021,685
Ascension Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue$260 MM$27 MM
Ascension Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$242 MM$26 MM
Ascension Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$12,158$15,711
Ascension Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$11,345$15,475
Ascension Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GonzalesG. W. Carver Primary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 587 students
    0.7 miles
    518 West Oak St.
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-6800
    0.7PK-5587
  • GonzalesPecan Grove Primary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 534 students
    0.7 miles
    1712 South Pecan Grove Avenue
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-7450
    0.7PK-5534
  • GonzalesEast Ascension High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 1819 students
    0.8 miles
    612 E Worthy Street
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-6100
    0.88-121819
  • GonzalesGonzales Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 616 students
    1.6 miles
    1502 West Orice Roth Street
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-6450
    1.66-8616
  • GonzalesCentral Primary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 810 students
    2.6 miles
    41469 La Hwy 621
    GonzalesLA 70737
    (225)391-7700
    2.6PK-5810

School Reviews

5  11/15/2012
Gonzales Primary has great staff that strives to work with me in order to provide my children with an excellent, well rounded education.
- Posted by

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
September 12, 2017
Homework has become deeply ingrained in the U.S. educational system, but how much homework is too much and how can you create a healthy environment for your child to do schoolwork at home?
September 08, 2017
Learn about single-sex education in public schools.
September 07, 2017
Playing sports is a great way to build your child's confidence and dedication but there are some drawbacks. Keep reading to learn the pros and cons of sports for middle schoolers and to learn how to support your student athlete.