Pickering Elementary School

  • Pickering Elementary School serves 784 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Pickering Elementary School's student population of 784 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 75% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students784 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pickering Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pickering Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#360 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pickering Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pickering Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
6%
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Black
17%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pickering Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
60%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pickering Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pickering Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.590.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pickering Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVernon Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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The teachers get to involved in the students personal lives at home and read more into a problem than what is really going on. I go to every parent/teachers conference and I am told everything is great and when there is a problem it is too late for me to get a handle on things. Taking Psych 101 does not qualify you as a doctor. I think they need to teach our kids and leave the parenting up to the parents.
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