3264 Hwy. 167
Opelousas, LA 70570
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Plaisance Elementary School serves 205 students in grades 5-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Plaisance Elementary School's student population of 205 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
205 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Plaisance Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Plaisance Elementary School is 0.45, 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 Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#917 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
68%
43%
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White
30%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
7%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 205 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45 (Top 50%)

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