Newellton Elementary School

  • Newellton Elementary School serves 87 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (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 40-49% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Newellton 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 student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Newellton Elementary School's student population of 87 students has declined by 49% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 46% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students87 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Newellton Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Newellton 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 Newellton Elementary School is 0.25, 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#1123 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Newellton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Newellton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Newellton Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Newellton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
86%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Newellton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
12%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Newellton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Newellton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Newellton Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.250.61
This chart display the diversity score of Newellton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Newellton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Newellton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTensas Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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