Plaisance Elementary School

  • Plaisance Elementary School serves 245 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Plaisance Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Plaisance Elementary School's student population of 245 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students245 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Plaisance Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Plaisance Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Plaisance Elementary School is 0.44, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#985 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Plaisance 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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Hispanic
1%
6%
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Black
69%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Plaisance Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
30%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Plaisance Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Plaisance Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.440.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Plaisance Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Landry Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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