Lowery Elementary School

2389-b Hwy 1 South
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lowery Elementary School serves 338 students in grades 3-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Lowery Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Lowery Elementary School's student population of 338 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 32% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Lowery Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lowery Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#975 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
95%
43%
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White
3%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.100.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAscension Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lowery Elementary School is Donaldsonville High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lowery Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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