Paul J. Solis Elementary School

2850 Mt. Laurel Drive
Gretna, LA 70056
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Paul J. Solis Elementary School serves 766 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (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 77% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Paul J. Solis Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

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 declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students766 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Paul J. Solis Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#324 out of 1277 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.680.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Paul J. Solis Elementary School is Helen Cox High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jefferson Rise Charter School (0.3 miles away)
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