Myrtle C. Thibodeaux Elementary School

537 Avenue D
Westwego, LA 70094
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Myrtle C. Thibodeaux Elementary School serves 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Myrtle C. Thibodeaux 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Myrtle C. Thibodeaux Elementary School's student population of 284 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Myrtle C. Thibodeaux Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Myrtle C. Thibodeaux Elementary School is 0.56, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#628 out of 1277 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
59%
43%
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White
31%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.560.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
5%
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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 to Myrtle C. Thibodeaux Elementary School is L.w. Higgins High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Stella Worley Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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