3245 Valcour Aime Street
Vacherie, LA 70090
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Sixth Ward Elementary School serves 370 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Sixth Ward Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Sixth Ward Elementary School's student population of 370 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
370 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Sixth Ward Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Sixth Ward Elementary School is 0.12, 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
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#567 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
94%
43%
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White
4%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
5%
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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-6
  • Students: 370 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Btm 50%)

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