Paulina Elementary School

2756 Highway 44
Paulina, LA 70763
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Paulina Elementary School serves 638 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (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 81% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Paulina Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Paulina Elementary School's student population of 638 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students638 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Paulina Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Paulina Elementary School is 0.53, 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
#417 out of 1277 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
43%
43%
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White
54%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.530.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. James Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Paulina Elementary School is Lutcher High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lutcher Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
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