St. John the Baptist Parish School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 11 public schools managed by St. John the Baptist Parish School District serving 5,981 students in La Place, Louisiana.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the state average of 15:1.

St. John the Baptist Parish School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • La Place East St. John Elementary School
    400 Ory Drive
    La Place, LA 70068
    (985)536-8450

    Grades: PK-8 | 629 students
  • Reserve East St. John High School
    #1 Wildcat Drive
    Reserve, LA 70084
    (985)536-4226

    Grades: 9-12 | 1433 students
  • La Place Emily C. Watkins Elementary School
    938 La Highway 628
    La Place, LA 70068
    (985)652-1593

    Grades: K-8 | 484 students
  • Reserve Fifth Ward Elementary School
    158 Panther Drive
    Reserve, LA 70084
    (985)536-4221

    Grades: PK-8 | 398 students
  • Garyville Garyville/mt. Airy Math & Science Magnet Schl.
    240 Hwy 54
    Garyville, LA 70051
    (985)535-5400

    Grades: K-8 | 325 students
  • La Place John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School
    182 West Fifth Street
    La Place, LA 70068
    (985)651-3700

    Grades: K-8 | 460 students
  • La Place Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School
    3328 Hwy 51
    La Place, LA 70068
    (985)652-2003

    Grades: PK-8 | 612 students
  • La Place Laplace Elementary School
    393 Greenwood Drive
    La Place, LA 70068
    (985)652-5552

    Grades: PK-8 | 1058 students
  • Garyville St. John Child Development Center
    117 Stebbins Street
    Garyville, LA 70051
    (985)535-3917

    Grades: PK | 101 students
  • Edgard West St. John Elementary School (k-7)
    2555 La Hwy. 18
    Edgard, LA 70049
    (985)497-3347

    Grades: PK-7 | 293 students
  • Edgard West St. John High School
    480 La Hwy 3127
    Edgard, LA 70049
    (985)497-3271

    Grades: 8-12 | 188 students

Overview

School District NameSt. John the Baptist Parish School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students5,981 students
# of Teachers375 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
# of Male Students2,976 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students3,005 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.36
# of American Indian Students3 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students22 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students403 students
% Hispanic Students
7%
# of Black Students4,705 students
% Black Students
79%
# of White Students743 students
% White Students
12%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students103 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:276
# of Students in Kindergarten:478
# of Students in 1st Grade:385
# of Students in 2nd Grade:469
# of Students in 3rd Grade:492
# of Students in 4th Grade:504
# of Students in 5th Grade:449
# of Students in 6th Grade:445
# of Students in 7th Grade:458
# of Students in 8th Grade:430
# of Students in 9th Grade:513
# of Students in 10th Grade:363
# of Students in 11th Grade:384
# of Students in 12th Grade:335
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • St. John the Baptist Parish School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 108 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 68% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
63%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
69%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
81%
79%
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 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,891 in this school district is less than the state average of $24,787. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $15,388 is less than the state average of $22,795. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
Total Revenue$87 MM$27 MM
This chart display total revenue of St. John the Baptist Parish School District and average revenue for each school distric in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$96 MM$25 MM
This chart display total spending of St. John the Baptist Parish School District and average spending for each school distric in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,891$24,787
This chart display average revenue per public school student in St. John the Baptist Parish School District and average revenue per public school student in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$15,388$22,795
This chart display average spending per public school student in St. John the Baptist Parish School District and average spending per public school student in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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St. John the Baptist Parish School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.36, which is same as the Louisiana average of 0.36. The most diverse school in the district is John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.