Meraux Elementary School

Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Meraux Elementary School serves 530 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Meraux Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students530 students
Gender % This chart display gender of Meraux Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Meraux Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Meraux Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Meraux Elementary School is 0.68, which is more 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 1985-1986 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#779 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
64%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
19%
7%
Black
33%
43%
White
42%
45%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Meraux Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score
0.680.61
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
52%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Bernard Parish School District
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Meraux Elementary School is Chalmette High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is C.f. Rowley Alternative School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lacoste Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chalmette Lacoste Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 731 students
    1.3 miles
    1625 Missouri Street
    Chalmette, LA 70043
    (504) 304-5747
    1.3 PK-5 731
  • Chalmette Chalmette High School Math: 75% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,896 student
    1.4 miles
    1100 East Judge Perez Dr.
    Chalmette, LA 70043
    (504) 301-2600
    1.4 9-12 1,896
  • Chalmette Chalmette Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 560 students
    1.5 miles
    75 East Chalmette Circle
    Chalmette, LA 70043
    (504) 304-0370
    1.5 PK-5 560
  • Chalmette C.f. Rowley Alternative School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 114 students
    1.6 miles
    49 Madison Avenue
    Chalmette, LA 70043
    (504) 301-4001
    1.6 6-12 114
  • Chalmette Andrew Jackson Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 615 students
    1.7 miles
    201 8th Street
    Chalmette, LA 70043
    (504) 301-1500
    1.7 6-8 615

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