Sixth Ward Elementary School

72360 Highway 41
Pearl River, LA 70452
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Sixth Ward Elementary School serves 332 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sixth Ward Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Sixth Ward Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Sixth Ward Elementary School's student population of 332 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students332 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Rankings

Sixth Ward Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 0.13, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#251 out of 1267 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
1%
43%
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White
93%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.130.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Tammany Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sixth Ward Elementary School is Picayune Memorial High School (7.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Picayune Junior High School (7.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Side Elementary School (7.1 miles away)
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