R. V. Kerr Elementary School

  • R. V. Kerr Elementary School serves 527 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • R. V. Kerr Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • R. V. Kerr Elementary School's student population of 527 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students527 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • R. V. Kerr Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 R. V. Kerr Elementary School is 0.63, 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#1049 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
64%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
70%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
7%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Black
53%
43%
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 2017-18 school year data.
White
27%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.630.61
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
52%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
11%
5%
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: 2017-2018 (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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