I.a. Lewis School

  • I.a. Lewis School serves 328 students in grades 6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is equal to the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • I.a. Lewis School's student population of 328 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 36% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students328 students
This chart display total students of I.a. Lewis School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of I.a. Lewis School
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of I.a. Lewis School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

School Comparison

  • I.a. Lewis 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 I.a. Lewis School is 0.55, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#839 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of I.a. Lewis School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of I.a. Lewis 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)
56%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of I.a. Lewis 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of I.a. Lewis School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in I.a. Lewis School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in I.a. Lewis School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
59%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in I.a. Lewis School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
33%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in I.a. Lewis 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
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in I.a. Lewis School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.550.61
This chart display the diversity score of I.a. Lewis School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in I.a. Lewis 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 (15-16)
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in I.a. Lewis School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLincoln Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to I.a. Lewis School is Howard School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:

School Reviews

Review I.a. Lewis School. 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
In light of an upcoming study on Montessori education in South Carolina, as well as the growing popularity of the Montessori Method in public charter schools, we’ll take a look at the principles behind Montessori education and whether it is an effective method for preparing some students for the professional world or higher education.
Across the nation, city mayors have increased their role and control over the local public school system. Learn about the controversies and the ramifications of mayoral control.
In light of all the finger-pointing occurring in the education reform movement, we’ll look at the good and bad of teachers unions – and whether these organizations really work in favor of students and/or teachers.