Shady Grove Elementary School

  • Shady Grove Elementary School serves 248 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (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 55-59% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Shady Grove Elementary School's student population of 248 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shady Grove Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shady Grove Elementary School is 0.13, which is less 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#1125 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
93%
44%
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White
5%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shady Grove Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.130.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shady Grove Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOuachita Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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