St. John The Baptist Parish School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 11 public schools in St. John The Baptist Parish School District, serving 6,025 students. St. John The Baptist Parish School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
Public schools in St. John The Baptist Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 70% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
The top ranked public schools in St. John The Baptist Parish School District are John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School, West St. John Elementary School (k-7) and Emily C. Watkins Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is less than the Louisiana public school average of 18:1.

Overview

School District NameSt. John The Baptist Parish School District
School District Phone Number(985) 536-1106
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
# of Schools11 Schools1,390 Schools
# of Students6,025 Students715,114 Students
# of Teachers384 Teachers40,276 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1

District Comparison

St. John The Baptist Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 190 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 72% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#83 out of 193 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of St. John The Baptist Parish  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
64%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
70%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
81%
82%
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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.370.61
# of American Indian Students3 Students4,792 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students19 Students11,353 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students437 Students49,532 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
7%
# of Black Students4,699 Students311,575 Students
% Black Students
78%
43%
# of White Students742 Students319,574 Students
% White Students
13%
45%
# of Hawaiian Students4 Students549 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students121 Students17,739 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:31827,491
# of Students in Kindergarten:41853,085
# of Students in 1st Grade:45754,599
# of Students in 2nd Grade:38253,486
# of Students in 3rd Grade:46255,409
# of Students in 4th Grade:50955,850
# of Students in 5th Grade:48155,472
# of Students in 6th Grade:45553,705
# of Students in 7th Grade:46652,938
# of Students in 8th Grade:46052,225
# of Students in 9th Grade:47056,540
# of Students in 10th Grade:40351,656
# of Students in 11th Grade:37047,514
# of Students in 12th Grade:37445,144
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $13,543 is higher than the state median of $13,384. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,997 is higher than the state median of $14,061. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (LA)
Total Revenue$82 MM$27 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$96 MM$29 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,543$13,384
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,997$14,061
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 2016-17 school year data.

St. John The Baptist Parish School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    182 West Fifth Street
    La Place, LA 70068
    (985) 651-3700

    Grades: K-8 | 457 students
  • West St. John Elementary School (k-7) Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2555 La Hwy. 18
    Edgard, LA 70049
    (985) 497-3347

    Grades: PK-7 | 302 students
  • Emily C. Watkins Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    938 La Highway 628
    La Place, LA 70068
    (985) 652-1593

    Grades: PK-8 | 502 students
  • Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3328 Hwy 51
    La Place, LA 70068
    (985) 652-2003

    Grades: PK-8 | 675 students
  • Laplace Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    393 Greenwood Drive
    La Place, LA 70068
    (985) 652-5552

    Grades: K-8 | 1,044 student
  • East St. John High School Math: 65% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    #1 Wildcat Drive
    Reserve, LA 70084
    (985) 536-4226

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,456 student
  • Garyville/mt. Airy Math & Science Magnet Schl. Math: 55% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    240 Hwy 54
    Garyville, LA 70051
    (985) 535-5400

    Grades: K-8 | 377 students
  • East St. John Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 Ory Drive
    La Place, LA 70068
    (985) 536-8450

    Grades: 5-8 | 426 students
  • West St. John High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    480 La Hwy 3127
    Edgard, LA 70049
    (985) 497-3271

    Grades: 8-12 | 195 students
  • Fifth Ward Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    158 Panther Drive
    Reserve, LA 70084
    (985) 536-4221

    Grades: PK-4 | 495 students
  • St. John Child Development Center
    117 Stebbins Street
    Garyville, LA 70051
    (985) 535-3917

    Grades: PK | 96 students
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