133 Pine Creek Drive
Madisonville, LA 70447
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
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).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

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.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
933 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

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
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#93 out of 1267 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
5%
43%
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White
85%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 933 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Btm 50%)

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