Jena Elementary School

  • Jena Elementary School serves 378 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is approximately equal to the Louisiana state average of 66%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 66%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • Jena Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Jena Elementary School's student population of 378 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students378 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Jena Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jena Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,139 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jena Elementary School is 0.34, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)65-69%
66%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)70-74%
66%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jena Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
15%
44%
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White
80%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jena Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jena Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.340.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jena Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaSalle Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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