Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School

  • Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School serves 460 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 61%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School's student population of 460 students has grown by 34% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 73% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students460 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,190 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School is 0.10, which is less 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
61%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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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%
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Black
95%
44%
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White
3%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.100.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalcasieu Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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