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 15:1.
  • 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 OfferedGrades PK-8
Total Students787 students
Lawtell Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Lawtell Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Lawtell Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeLawtell Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
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/an/a
Lawtell Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic GroupsLawtell Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA 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.
0.500.61
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 $10,334 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,342 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSt. Landry Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed14,4751,685
St. Landry Parish School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$153 MM$30 MM
St. Landry Parish School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$153 MM$31 MM
St. Landry Parish School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,334$13,503
St. Landry Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,342$14,322
St. Landry Parish School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (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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