Rudolph Matas School

  • Rudolph Matas School serves 599 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Rudolph Matas School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Rudolph Matas School's student population of 599 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students599 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rudolph Matas School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rudolph Matas School is 0.62, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#339 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
6%
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Black
32%
44%
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White
52%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rudolph Matas School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.620.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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