Top 5 Best 70444 Louisiana Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,109 students in 70444, LA.
The top ranked public schools in 70444, LA are Chesbrough Elementary School, Spring Creek Elementary School and Jewel M. Sumner High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 70444 have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 71% statewide average). Schools in 70444, LA have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Louisiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best 70444, LA Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Chesbrough Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
68495 Highway 1054
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 229-6377
Grades: PK-5
| 378 students
Rank: #22.
Spring Creek Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
72961 Highway 1061
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 229-8363
Grades: PK-5
| 335 students
Rank: #33.
Jewel M. Sumner High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
15841 Highway 440
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 229-8805
Grades: 8-12
| 441 students
Rank: #44.
Jewel M. Sumner Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
15649 Highway 440
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 310-2152
Grades: 6-8
| 318 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Kentwood High Magnet School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
603 9th Street
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 229-2881
Grades: 7-12
| 267 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
O.w. Dillon Leadership Academy
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1541 C.b. Temple Rd
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 229-8225
Grades: PK-6
| 370 students

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