Joseph J. Davies Elementary School

  • Joseph J. Davies Elementary School serves 842 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 87% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 84% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Joseph J. Davies Elementary School's student population of 842 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students842 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joseph J. Davies Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Joseph J. Davies Elementary School is 0.50, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#338 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
6%
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Black
13%
44%
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White
68%
45%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joseph J. Davies Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.500.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Bernard Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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