Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School

3328 Hwy 51
La Place, LA 70068
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School serves 675 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School's student population of 675 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students675 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School is 0.34, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#708 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
14%
7%
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Black
80%
43%
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White
5%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.340.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. John The Baptist Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School is East St. John High School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Emily C. Watkins Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
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