Laplace Elementary School

  • Laplace Elementary School serves 1,058 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Laplace Elementary School's student population of 1,058 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,058 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Laplace Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Laplace Elementary School is 0.38, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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#720 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
6%
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Black
77%
44%
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White
15%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Laplace Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.380.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Laplace 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. John the Baptist Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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