Iota Elementary School

Iota Elementary School serves 588 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Iota Elementary School operates within the Acadia Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 588 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 588 students
Iota Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Iota Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Iota Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Iota Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
Iota Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Iota Elementary School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
2%
44%
Iota Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
92%
46%
Iota Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Iota Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.15 0.35
Iota Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
44%
60%
Iota Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
10%
7%
Iota Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Acadia Parish School District's student population of 10,094 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,656 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,551 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Acadia Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
5
Number of Students Managed 10,094 2,019
Acadia Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $91 MM $30 MM
Acadia Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $90 MM $31 MM
Acadia Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,656 $13,503
Acadia Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,551 $14,322
Acadia Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Iota High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Iota Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Evangeline Elementary School (6.3 miles away)
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  • IotaIota High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 495 students
    0.7 miles
    456 South Fifth St
    IotaLA 70543
    (337)779-2534
    0.77-12495
  • IotaIota Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 315 students
    0.7 miles
    426 South Fifth St
    IotaLA 70543
    (337)779-2536
    0.76-8315
  • EvangelineEvangeline Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 260 students
    6.3 miles
    1448 Old Evangeline Hwy
    EvangelineLA 70537
    (337)824-1368
    6.3PK-8260
  • EganEgan Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 237 students
    6.8 miles
    2166 Egan Hwy
    EganLA 70531
    (337)783-4148
    6.8PK-8237
  • CrowleyCrowley High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 638 students
    8.1 miles
    263 Hensgens Rd
    CrowleyLA 70526
    (337)783-5313
    8.18-12638

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