St. John The Baptist Parish School District

118 West Tenth Street
Reserve, LA 70084-6202
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

St. John The Baptist Parish School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Louisiana for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 5,609 students in St. John The Baptist Parish School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
Public Schools in St. John The Baptist Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 71% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (LA)
# Schools
10 Schools
1,352 Schools
# Students
5,609 Students
691,591 Students
# Teachers
391 Teachers
38,617 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

St. John The Baptist Parish School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 173 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#105 out of 188 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of St. John The Baptist Parish  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
29%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of St. John The Baptist Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of St. John The Baptist Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
79%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of St. John The Baptist Parish  School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.41
0.63
# American Indian Students
3 Students
4,309 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
15 Students
11,126 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
567 Students
59,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
9%
# Black Students
4,225 Students
292,872 Students
% Black Students
75%
42%
# White Students
665 Students
300,886 Students
% White Students
12%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
590 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
131 Students
21,165 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
192
22,245
# Students in K Grade:
382
50,382
# Students in 1st Grade:
392
53,197
# Students in 2nd Grade:
403
51,483
# Students in 3rd Grade:
419
50,418
# Students in 4th Grade:
431
50,623
# Students in 5th Grade:
388
50,855
# Students in 6th Grade:
457
53,164
# Students in 7th Grade:
499
54,380
# Students in 8th Grade:
453
54,109
# Students in 9th Grade:
421
55,732
# Students in 10th Grade:
470
52,464
# Students in 11th Grade:
402
48,201
# Students in 12th Grade:
300
44,338
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,305 is higher than the state median of $12,319. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,619 is higher than the state median of $12,248. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$86 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of St. John The Baptist Parish  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$99 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of St. John The Baptist Parish  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,305
$12,319
This chart display average revenue per public school student in St. John The Baptist Parish  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,619
$12,248
This chart display average spending per public school student in St. John The Baptist Parish  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best St. John The Baptist Parish School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
182 West Fifth Street
La Place, LA 70068
(985) 651-3700
Grades: K-8
| 432 students
Rank: #22.
West St. John High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
480 La Hwy 3127
Edgard, LA 70049
(985) 497-3271
Grades: 8-12
| 187 students
Rank: #33.
East St. John High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
#1 Wildcat Drive
Reserve, LA 70084
(985) 536-4226
Grades: 9-12
| 1,448 students
Rank: #44.
Laplace Elementary School
Math: 10% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
393 Greenwood Drive
La Place, LA 70068
(985) 652-5552
Grades: PK-13
| 863 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Emily C. Watkins Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
938 La Highway 628
La Place, LA 70068
(985) 652-1593
Grades: PK-8
| 498 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3328 Hwy 51
La Place, LA 70068
(985) 652-2003
Grades: PK-8
| 731 students
Rank: #77.
West St. John Elementary School (K-7)
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2555 La Hwy. 18
Edgard, LA 70049
(985) 497-3347
Grades: PK-7
| 295 students
Rank: #88.
Fifth Ward Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
158 Panther Drive
Reserve, LA 70084
(985) 536-4221
Grades: PK-4
| 402 students
Rank: #99.
Garyville/mt. Airy Math & Science Magnet Schl.
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
240 Hwy 54
Garyville, LA 70051
(985) 535-5400
Grades: PK-8
| 311 students
Rank: #1010.
East St. John Preparatory Academy
Math: 6% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Ory Drive
La Place, LA 70068
(985) 536-8450
Grades: 5-8
| 442 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 10 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 5,609 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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