500 South Military Road
Slidell, LA 70461
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Honey Island Elementary School serves 620 students in grades 2-3.
Honey Island Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Honey Island Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

Honey Island Elementary School's student population of 620 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-3
Total Students
620 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Honey Island Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Honey Island Elementary School is 0.54, 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 Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#269 out of 1267 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
7%
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Black
18%
43%
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White
65%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 2-3
  • Students: 620 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Top 50%)

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