Sixth Ward Elementary School

  • Sixth Ward Elementary School serves 283 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher 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.

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School Overview

  • Sixth Ward Elementary School's student population of 283 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students283 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sixth Ward Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sixth Ward Elementary School is 0.04, 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#814 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
98%
44%
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White
n/a
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sixth Ward Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sixth Ward Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.040.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. James Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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