Lawtell Elementary School

  • Lawtell Elementary School serves 824 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 69% (which is equal to the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lawtell 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 bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Lawtell Elementary School's student population of 824 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students824 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Lawtell Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Lawtell Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Lawtell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lawtell Elementary School is 0.51, 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 School Rank (16-17)#708 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lawtell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lawtell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
61%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lawtell Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
35%
44%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lawtell Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.510.61
This chart display the diversity score of Lawtell Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lawtell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lawtell 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. Landry Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
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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