405 Church Street
Mermentau, LA 70556
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Mermentau Elementary School serves 154 students in grades Prekindergarten-7.
Mermentau Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (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 80-84% (which is higher 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 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Mermentau Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Mermentau Elementary School's student population of 154 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-7
Total Students
154 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Mermentau Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Mermentau Elementary School is 0.22, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#161 out of 1267 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
10%
43%
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White
88%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-7
  • Students: 154 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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