J.f. Gauthier School

1200 East La Highway 46
Saint Bernard, LA 70085
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
J.f. Gauthier School serves 540 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
J.f. Gauthier School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

J.f. Gauthier School's student population of 540 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

J.f. Gauthier School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of J.f. Gauthier School is 0.46, 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 Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#370 out of 1267 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
14%
43%
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White
72%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 540 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Top 50%)

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