Katharine Drexel Elementary School

  • Katharine Drexel Elementary School serves 710 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Katharine Drexel 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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Katharine Drexel Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Katharine Drexel Elementary School's student population of 710 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students710 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Katharine Drexel Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Katharine Drexel Elementary School is 0.62, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#318 out of 1277 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
38%
43%
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White
48%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.620.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafayette Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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