Lessie Moore Elementary School

  • Lessie Moore Elementary School serves 348 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (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 50-54% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Lessie Moore Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Lessie Moore Elementary School's student population of 348 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students348 students
This chart display total students of Lessie Moore Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Lessie Moore Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Lessie Moore Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Lessie Moore Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Lessie Moore Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lessie Moore Elementary School is 0.52, 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#767 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lessie Moore Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lessie Moore 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 Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lessie Moore Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Lessie Moore Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lessie Moore Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lessie Moore Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
58%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lessie Moore Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
39%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lessie Moore Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lessie Moore Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lessie Moore Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.520.36
This chart display the diversity score of Lessie Moore Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lessie Moore Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lessie Moore Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRapides Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Lessie Moore Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Childhood experiences shape who we become as adults, for good and bad. The new Surgeon General of California is pushing for childhood trauma screening in students in the hopes of resolving some of the issues that might later lead to the development of physical and mental health problems.
Millions of people struggle with mental health issues on a daily basis, but no one wants to think that these issues might affect children. As a parent, it is your responsibility to know what your child needs and to provide it. This includes identifying problem behaviors and seeking treatment when your child needs help.
Students all over the nation go hungry every day not because their schools don’t offer lunch, but because they refuse them to children with outstanding debts. Read on to learn about the horror that is lunch shaming and what can be done about it.