Jena Elementary School

1941 East Oak Street
Jena, LA 71342
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Jena Elementary School serves 358 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.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Jena Elementary School's student population of 358 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Jena Elementary School is 0.42, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
65-69%
66%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
70-74%
66%
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
17%
43%
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White
74%
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
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 358 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Btm 50% in LA)

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