2850 Mt. Laurel Drive
Gretna, LA 70056
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Paul J. Solis Elementary School serves 766 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Paul J. Solis Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (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 77% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Paul J. Solis Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

Paul J. Solis Elementary School's student population of 766 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
766 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Paul J. Solis Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Paul J. Solis Elementary School is 0.68, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#376 out of 1267 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
7%
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Black
43%
43%
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White
34%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 766 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68 (Top 10%)

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