Ossun Elementary School

400 Rue Scholastique
Lafayette, LA 70507
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 531 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ossun Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 531 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : Top 50% in LA
  • : 35% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Ossun Elementary School's student population of 531 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Ossun Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,237 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ossun Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (LA)
#495 out of 1237 schools
(Top 50%)
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35%
29%
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38%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
14%
9%
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Black
44%
42%
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White
38%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.65
This chart display the diversity score of Ossun Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
2%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ossun Elementary School's ranking?
Ossun Elementary School is ranked #495 out of 1,237 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
What schools are Ossun Elementary School often compared to?
Ossun Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Live Oak Elementary School, Carencro Heights Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% LA state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% LA state average).
How many students attend Ossun Elementary School?
531 students attend Ossun Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Ossun Elementary School students are Black, 38% of students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ossun Elementary School?
Ossun Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.
What grades does Ossun Elementary School offer ?
Ossun Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Ossun Elementary School part of?
Ossun Elementary School is part of Lafayette Parish School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 531 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 35% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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