Mermentau Elementary School

  • Mermentau Elementary School serves 150 students in grades Prekindergarten-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Mermentau Elementary School's student population of 150 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-7
Total Students150 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Mermentau Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mermentau Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mermentau Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#106 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mermentau 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mermentau 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
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Black
10%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mermentau Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
89%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mermentau Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.200.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mermentau Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAcadia Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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High expectations of students and instructors Selected as Louisiana's Distinguished Title I School for 2011-12 from a field of over 1300 schools We had Acadia Parish's outstanding: 5th Grade Student, Support Person and School Volunteer Our principal was honored as one of Southwest Louisiana"s Best Bosses
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