R. V. Kerr Elementary School

  • R. V. Kerr Elementary School serves 622 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • R. V. Kerr Elementary School's student population of 622 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students622 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • R. V. Kerr Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of R. V. Kerr Elementary School is 0.64, 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#967 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of R. V. Kerr Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of R. V. Kerr Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of R. V. Kerr Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in R. V. Kerr Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Asian
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in R. V. Kerr Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in R. V. Kerr Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
49%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in R. V. Kerr Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
33%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in R. V. Kerr Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in R. V. Kerr Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in R. V. Kerr Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.640.36
This chart display the diversity score of R. V. Kerr Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in R. V. Kerr Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in R. V. Kerr 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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I think that this school had really nice teachers well atleast when i was in this school i am now in 8th grade my name is Krystal Jacobs and i live in guam a small island. Compared to the school i go to now there prices there are really good for lunch here its way to much.They have really nice people and a good libary. They also do a good job on tring to help each person the way they the can learn the best.
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