Martin Petitjean Elementary School

4039 Crowley-rayne Highway
Rayne, LA 70578
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Martin Petitjean Elementary School serves 379 students in grades 1-3.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Martin Petitjean Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Martin Petitjean Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Martin Petitjean Elementary School's student population of 379 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades 1-3
Total Students379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Martin Petitjean Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Martin Petitjean Elementary School is 0.59, 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
#570 out of 1277 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
43%
43%
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White
47%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.590.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAcadia Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Martin Petitjean Elementary School is Rayne High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Armstrong Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Rayne Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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