M. J. Kaufman Elementary School

  • M. J. Kaufman Elementary School serves 441 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 72% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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M. J. Kaufman Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • M. J. Kaufman Elementary School's student population of 441 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students441 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • M. J. Kaufman Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of M. J. Kaufman Elementary School is 0.59, 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#631 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of M. J. Kaufman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of M. J. Kaufman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in M. J. Kaufman Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
6%
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Black
34%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in M. J. Kaufman Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
54%
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 M. J. Kaufman Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.590.36
This chart display the diversity score of M. J. Kaufman Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in M. J. Kaufman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in M. J. Kaufman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalcasieu Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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