J.c. Ellis Elementary School

  • J.c. Ellis Elementary School serves 762 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • J.c. Ellis Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • J.c. Ellis Elementary School's student population of 762 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students762 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J.c. Ellis Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J.c. Ellis Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#460 out of 1278 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of J.c. Ellis Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
41%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in J.c. Ellis Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
26%
44%
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White
26%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in J.c. Ellis Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in J.c. Ellis Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.700.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in J.c. Ellis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Simply the most outstanding principal, vice principal, secretary and faculty available. I would move mountains to keep my child in the French program. The teachers truly care about the students. It is a nurturing environment. I''m just sad because my child only has a few more years left. Wish it was pre-k through 12. I would be the happiest parent in the world.
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