3328 Hwy 51
La Place, LA 70068
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School serves 731 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 731 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School's student population of 731 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
731 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School is 0.35, 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
#845 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
15%
9%
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Black
79%
42%
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White
5%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 731 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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