Mildred S. Harris Elementary School

1805 Bridge City Avenue
Westwego, LA 70094
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Mildred S. Harris Elementary School serves 334 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mildred S. Harris 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 55-59% (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 65-69% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Mildred S. Harris Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Mildred S. Harris Elementary School's student population of 334 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Mildred S. Harris 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 Mildred S. Harris Elementary School is 0.70, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#744 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
40%
7%
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Black
34%
43%
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White
17%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.700.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Mildred S. Harris Elementary School is Riverside Alternative High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joshua Butler Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Westwego Joshua Butler Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 448 students
    0.4 miles
    300 Fourth Street
    Westwego, LA 70094
    (504) 341-1351
    0.4 PK-5 448
  • Westwego Riverside Alternative High School Special Education School
    Grades: K-12
    0.6 miles
    3225 River Road
    Westwego, LA 70094
    (504) 437-3054
    0.6 K-12 n/a
  • New Orleans Harahan Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 493 students
    1.5 miles
    6723 Jefferson Highway
    New Orleans, LA 70123
    (504) 737-3918
    1.5 PK-5 493
  • New Orleans Jefferson Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 364 students
    2.0 miles
    4440 Jefferson Highway
    New Orleans, LA 70121
    (504) 733-9461
    2 PK-5 364
  • New Orleans Riverdale High School Math: 79% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,162 student
    2.1 miles
    240 Riverdale Drive
    New Orleans, LA 70121
    (504) 833-7288
    2.1 9-12 1,162

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