James Stephens Montessori School

  • James Stephens Montessori School serves 351 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 75-79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • James Stephens Montessori 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • James Stephens Montessori School's student population of 351 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students351 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Stephens Montessori 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of James Stephens Montessori School is 0.53, 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#362 out of 1277 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
56%
43%
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White
40%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.530.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvangeline Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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