Jennings Elementary School

  • Jennings Elementary School serves 571 students in grades 3-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Jennings Elementary School's student population of 571 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-6
Total Students571 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jennings Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jennings Elementary School is 0.57, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#852 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
35%
44%
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White
56%
45%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jennings Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.570.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jennings Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Davis Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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