Lawtell Elementary School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Tel: (337)543-2315
  • Lawtell Elementary School serves 775 students in grades PK-8.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% 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 775 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades PK-8
Total Students775 students
Lawtell Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Lawtell Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Lawtell Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeLawtell Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/a13:1
Lawtell Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Lawtell Elementary School American Indian Students (2012-2014)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Lawtell Elementary School Black Students (2001-2016)
Black
59%
44%
Lawtell Elementary School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
39%
45%
Lawtell Elementary School White Students (1992-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsLawtell Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.500.61
Lawtell Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
54%
Lawtell Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
Lawtell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

District Comparison

  • St. Landry Parish School District's student population of 14,320 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,302 in this district is less than the state average of $24,719. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,309 is less than the state average of $22,732. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District NameSt. Landry Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
2
Number of Students Managed14,3201,095
St. Landry Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$153 MM$27 MM
St. Landry Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$153 MM$25 MM
St. Landry Parish School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$10,302$24,719
St. Landry Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,309$22,732
St. Landry Parish School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  11/2/2017
I've been at lawtell from pre k to 8th grade I loved it there I had my ups and my downs but, it's been a really nice journey and I learned a lot on the way I learned to stay true to myself. to stay away from the mess and, have fun enjoy being a kid while it lasts because once you get to high school it's a whole different story.
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5  5/24/2014
It's a great school I LOVE it!!!!!!!!!
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