Melville Elementary School (Closed 2010)

536 Fontenot Street
Melville, LA 71353
Melville Elementary School served 153 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 67% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
153 students
This chart display total students of Melville Elementary School by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Melville Elementary School by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Melville Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2009-2010 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Melville Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Melville Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Black
67%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Melville Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
33%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Melville Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Melville Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score
0.45
This chart display the diversity score of Melville Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Melville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Melville Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Source: 2009-2010 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Recent Articles

Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Nearly 10% of students will encounter sexual misconduct at school. Make sure you know how to protect your child and recognize the signs of potential sex abuse.
Denver Public Schools Buck Trend, Plug School-to-Prison Pipeline
Denver Public Schools Buck Trend, Plug School-to-Prison Pipeline
In a district where progressive discipline policies are already the norm, Denver Public Schools seek to limit student exposure to the criminal justice system, rather than criminalize student behavior.
Utah on its Way to Banning Sex-Ed in Schools
Utah on its Way to Banning Sex-Ed in Schools
The new bill, which has already passed state lawmakers, would ban public schools from teaching about contraception or sexually transmitted diseases. If it is signed into law by the governor, it will be the most conservative law in the country regarding sex education in schools.