Pontchartrain Elementary School

  • Pontchartrain Elementary School serves 760 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (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 85-89% (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 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Pontchartrain Elementary School's student population of 760 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students760 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Pontchartrain Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Pontchartrain Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Pontchartrain Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pontchartrain 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#79 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
63%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
69%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
9%
6%
Black
4%
44%
White
82%
45%
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pontchartrain Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.320.61
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
60%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Tammany Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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