Melville Elementary School (Closed 2010)

536 Fontenot Street
Melville, LA
  • 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 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 67% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students153 students
This chart display total students of Melville Elementary School by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers13 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 Comparison

Definition of Terms 2009-2010 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:118:1
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.
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%
44%
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%
44%
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.
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 Score0.450.61
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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Landry Parish School District
Source: 2009-2010 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
Recent Articles
Being a teacher has never been easy but changes in federal funding and legislation have made it harder than ever for public school teachers. Keep reading to learn more.
Say goodbye to mystery meat - and all other types of meat - at public school cafeterias that are embracing the Meatless Monday trend.
Schools all over the country have closed their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19, forcing educators and parents to switch to online learning strategies. Read on to learn where to start with homeschooling and for helpful resources for learning at home.