Myrtle Place Elementary School

  • Myrtle Place Elementary School serves 334 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Myrtle Place Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Myrtle Place Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Myrtle Place Elementary School's student population of 334 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Myrtle Place Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Place Elementary School is 0.54, 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#173 out of 1277 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
32%
43%
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White
60%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.540.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafayette Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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My son is in the French Immersion program and I can not say enough good things about it. His class has 15 students in it. The gifted program is also available at this school. My son has attended this school for the last four years. He is challenged and enjoys going to school. I have found getting in to see the teachers and principal easy and both to be receptive to any concerns.
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