811 Durwood Dr
Minden, LA 71055
(School attendance zone shown in map)
J. A. Phillips Elementary School serves 433 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-1
  • Students: 433 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

School Overview

J. A. Phillips Elementary School's student population of 433 students has grown by 53% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students
433 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of J. A. Phillips Elementary 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
This School
State Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
40-44%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
50-54%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
52%
42%
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White
40%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
7%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-1
  • Students: 433 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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