Nebo Elementary School

300 Hwy. 777
Jena, LA 71342
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Nebo Elementary School serves 168 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Nebo 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (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 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Nebo Elementary School's student population of 168 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students168 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Rankings

Nebo 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 Nebo Elementary School is 0.02, 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
#191 out of 1267 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 Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
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1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
n/a
43%
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White
99%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.020.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLasalle Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nebo Elementary School is Jena High School (8.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Fellowship Elementary School (5.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Trout Fellowship Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-7 | 146 students
    5.0 miles
    1650 Hwy. 773
    Trout, LA 71371
    (318) 992-5177
    5 PK-7 146
  • Jena Jena Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 358 students
    7.8 miles
    1941 East Oak Street
    Jena, LA 71342
    (318) 992-5175
    7.8 PK-2 358
  • Jena Goodpine Middle School Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 3-5 | 321 students
    8.8 miles
    12642 Hwy 84 West
    Jena, LA 71342
    (318) 992-5665
    8.8 3-5 321
  • Jena Jena High School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 521 students
    8.8 miles
    243 East High School Drive
    Jena, LA 71342
    (318) 992-5195
    8.8 9-12 521
  • Jena Jena Junior High School Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 334 students
    9.0 miles
    114 E. Southern Ave.
    Jena, LA 71342
    (318) 992-5815
    9 6-8 334

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