I.a. Lewis School
I.a. Lewis School serves 264 students in grades 6.
I.a. Lewis School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).
- Grades: 6
- Enrollment: 264 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 65%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in LA
- Math Proficiency: 61% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 56% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education
I.a. Lewis School's student population of 264 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
I.a. Lewis School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 I.a. Lewis School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#860 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education
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