J.c. Ellis Elementary School

  • J.c. Ellis Elementary School serves 716 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 81% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • J.c. Ellis Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • J.c. Ellis Elementary School's student population of 716 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students716 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J.c. Ellis Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J.c. Ellis Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#334 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of J.c. Ellis Elementary 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
70%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of J.c. Ellis Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in J.c. Ellis Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
6%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in J.c. Ellis Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
32%
6%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Black
26%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in J.c. Ellis Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
33%
45%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.720.36
This chart display the diversity score of J.c. Ellis Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in J.c. Ellis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (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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