Martin Petitjean Elementary School

4039 Crowley-rayne Highway
Rayne, LA 70578
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Martin Petitjean Elementary School serves 330 students in grades 1-3.
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 top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 29%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 40%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Enrollment: 330 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Martin Petitjean Elementary School's student population of 330 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-3
Total Students
330 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Martin Petitjean Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,237 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Martin Petitjean Elementary School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#394 out of 1237 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
29%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
49%
42%
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White
38%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Martin Petitjean Elementary School's ranking?
Martin Petitjean Elementary School is ranked #394 out of 1,237 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% LA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% LA state average).
How many students attend Martin Petitjean Elementary School?
330 students attend Martin Petitjean Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Martin Petitjean Elementary School students are Black, 38% of students are White, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Martin Petitjean Elementary School?
Martin Petitjean Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Louisiana state average of 17:1.
What grades does Martin Petitjean Elementary School offer ?
Martin Petitjean Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-3
What school district is Martin Petitjean Elementary School part of?
Martin Petitjean Elementary School is part of Acadia Parish School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Enrollment: 330 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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