182 West Fifth Street
La Place, LA 70068
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School serves 432 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 432 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School's student population of 432 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
432 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#289 out of 1267 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
41%
42%
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White
46%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
14%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School's ranking?

John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

77% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% LA state average), while 85% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% LA state average).

How many students attend John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School?

432 students attend John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

46% of John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School students are White, 41% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 6% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School?

John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.

What grades does John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School offer ?

John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 432 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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