Lucille Nesom Memorial

  • Lucille Nesom Memorial serves 463 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Lucille Nesom Memorial's student population of 463 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lucille Nesom Memorial's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lucille Nesom Memorial is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#885 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
19%
6%
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Black
41%
44%
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White
36%
45%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lucille Nesom Memorial.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.670.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lucille Nesom Memorial and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTangipahoa Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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