Lawtell Elementary School

  • Lawtell Elementary School serves 787 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Lawtell Elementary School operates within the St. Landry Parish School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 787 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 787 students
Lawtell Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Lawtell Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Lawtell Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Lawtell Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 16:1
Lawtell Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Lawtell Elementary School American Indian Students (2012-2014)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Lawtell Elementary School Black Students (2000-2015)
Black
59%
44%
Lawtell Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
40%
45%
Lawtell Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Lawtell Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Lawtell Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.35
Lawtell Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
72%
58%
Lawtell Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Lawtell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • St. Landry Parish School District's student population of 14,475 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,556 in this district is less than the state average of $15,711. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,376 is less than the state average of $15,475. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name St. Landry Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed 14,475 1,685
St. Landry Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $142 MM $27 MM
St. Landry Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $139 MM $26 MM
St. Landry Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,556 $15,711
St. Landry Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,376 $15,475
St. Landry Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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