Marie B. Riviere Elementary School

  • Marie B. Riviere Elementary School serves 619 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (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 80% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Marie B. Riviere Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Marie B. Riviere Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Marie B. Riviere Elementary School's student population of 619 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students619 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marie B. Riviere Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marie B. Riviere Elementary School is 0.57, 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 School Rank (16-17)#270 out of 1278 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
60%
7%
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Black
8%
44%
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White
25%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marie B. Riviere Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.570.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Marie B. Riviere Elementary School is Jcfa-east (1.9 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is J.c. Ellis Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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