Jesse Owens Elementary School

203 Thirteenth Street
Gueydan, LA 70542
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Jesse Owens Elementary School serves 202 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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.
Jesse Owens Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Jesse Owens Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Jesse Owens Elementary School's student population of 202 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 40% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students202 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Jesse Owens Elementary 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 Jesse Owens Elementary School is 0.19, 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
#298 out of 1277 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
8%
43%
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White
90%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.190.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVermilion Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Jesse Owens Elementary School is Gueydan High School (0.3 miles away)
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