Platt Elementary School

  • Platt Elementary School serves 609 students in grades 2-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 79% (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 82% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Platt Elementary School's student population of 609 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-3
Total Students609 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Platt Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Platt Elementary School is 0.42, 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#378 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
9%
6%
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Black
13%
44%
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White
75%
45%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Platt Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.420.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Platt 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 NameBossier Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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