Joseph B. Lancaster Elementary School
Joseph B. Lancaster Elementary School serves 933 students in grades 3-5.
Joseph B. Lancaster Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (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 90% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).
Joseph B. Lancaster Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Joseph B. Lancaster Elementary School's student population of 933 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Joseph B. Lancaster Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Joseph B. Lancaster Elementary School is 0.27, 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
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#93 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education
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