Iota Elementary School

  • Iota Elementary School serves 584 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Iota Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Iota Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Iota Elementary School's student population of 584 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students584 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Iota Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Iota Elementary School is 0.15, 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#223 out of 1277 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
2%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Iota Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
92%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Iota Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.150.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iota Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAcadia 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 Iota Elementary School is Iota High School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Iota Iota High School
    Grades: 5-12 | 565 students
    0.7 miles
    456 South Fifth Street
    Iota, LA 70543
    (337) 779-2534
    0.7 5-12 565
  • Iota Iota Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 306 students
    0.7 miles
    426 South Fifth Street
    Iota, LA 70543
    (337) 779-2536
    0.7 6-8 306
  • Evangeline Evangeline Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 226 students
    6.3 miles
    1448 Old Evangeline Highway
    Evangeline, LA 70537
    (337) 824-1368
    6.3 PK-8 226
  • Egan Egan Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 218 students
    6.8 miles
    2166 Egan Highway
    Egan, LA 70531
    (337) 783-4148
    6.8 PK-8 218
  • Crowley Crowley High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 655 students
    8.1 miles
    263 Hensgens Road
    Crowley, LA 70526
    (337) 783-5313
    8.1 7-12 655

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