Pesson Addition Elementary School

  • Pesson Addition Elementary School serves 458 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (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 73% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pesson Addition Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Pesson Addition Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Pesson Addition Elementary School's student population of 458 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students458 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pesson Addition 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 Pesson Addition Elementary School is 0.32, 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#425 out of 1277 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
82%
43%
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White
10%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.320.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIberia Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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