Gonzales Primary School

521 North Burnside Avenue
Gonzales, LA 70737
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 480 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Gonzales Primary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 480 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : Top 50% in LA
  • : 28% (Top 50%)
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gonzales Primary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Gonzales Primary School's student population of 480 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Gonzales Primary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,251 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Gonzales Primary School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (LA)
#618 out of 1251 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Gonzales Primary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
28%
32%
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 2021-22 school year data.
37%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gonzales Primary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
19%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Gonzales Primary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Gonzales Primary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
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
22%
9%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Black
55%
42%
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 2021-22 school year data.
White
17%
43%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Gonzales Primary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
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 Louisiana.
0.62
This chart display the diversity score of Gonzales Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
46%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gonzales Primary School's ranking?
Gonzales Primary School is ranked #618 out of 1,251 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
What schools are Gonzales Primary School often compared to?
Gonzales Primary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like G. W. Carver Primary School, Dutchtown Primary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% LA state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% LA state average).
How many students attend Gonzales Primary School?
480 students attend Gonzales Primary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Gonzales Primary School students are Black, 22% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gonzales Primary School?
Gonzales Primary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.
What grades does Gonzales Primary School offer ?
Gonzales Primary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Gonzales Primary School part of?
Gonzales Primary School is part of Ascension Parish School District.

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 Parent - Mlbt7

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 480 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 28% (Top 50%)
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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