600 Foreman Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
S.j. Montgomery Elementary School serves 800 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
S.j. Montgomery 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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School Overview

S.j. Montgomery Elementary School's student population of 800 students has grown by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
800 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

S.j. Montgomery Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 S.j. Montgomery Elementary School is 0.60, 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
#994 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
18%
7%
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Black
58%
43%
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White
18%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
9%
6%
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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: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 800 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60 (Top 5%)

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