4004 Paris Rd
Chalmette, LA 70043
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Meraux Elementary School serves 530 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Meraux 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
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 Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
530 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Meraux Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#627 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Meraux Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Meraux Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Meraux Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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
0.68
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
52%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
Source: 1985-1986 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68

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