Prien Lake Elementary School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
3741 Nelson Road
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Prien Lake Elementary School serves 760 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Prien Lake Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 92% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Prien Lake Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Prien Lake Elementary School's student population of 760 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students760 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Prien Lake Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Prien Lake Elementary School is 0.62, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#54 out of 1277 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
28%
43%
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White
55%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.620.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalcasieu Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Prien Lake Elementary School is Alfred M. Barbe High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is S. J. Welsh Middle School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake Charles Alfred M. Barbe High School Math: 77% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,032 students
    0.9 miles
    2200 West Mcneese
    Lake Charles, LA 70605
    (337) 217-4460
    0.9 9-12 2,032
  • Lake Charles S. J. Welsh Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,374 student
    1.0 miles
    1500 W Mcneese
    Lake Charles, LA 70605
    (337) 217-4410
    1 6-8 1,374
  • Lake Charles A. A. Nelson Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 778 students
    1.6 miles
    1001 Country Club Road
    Lake Charles, LA 70605
    (337) 217-4790
    1.6 PK-5 778
  • Lake Charles College Oaks Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 301 students
    1.6 miles
    3618 Ernest Street
    Lake Charles, LA 70605
    (337) 217-4560
    1.6 PK-5 301
  • Lake Charles Barbe Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 296 students
    1.9 miles
    400 Penn Street
    Lake Charles, LA 70601
    (337) 217-4660
    1.9 PK-5 296

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