510 Louisiana Street
Paradis, LA 70080
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
R.j. Vial Elementary School serves 266 students in grades 3-5.
R.j. Vial Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

R.j. Vial Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

R.j. Vial Elementary School's student population of 266 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
266 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

R.j. Vial Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 R.j. Vial 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
#180 out of 1267 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
18%
43%
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White
72%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
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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: 3-5
  • Students: 266 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45 (Btm 50%)

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