South Highlands Elementary Magnet School

831 Erie Street
Shreveport, LA 71106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
South Highlands Elementary Magnet School serves 501 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
South Highlands Elementary Magnet School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

South Highlands Elementary Magnet School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

South Highlands Elementary Magnet School's student population of 501 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students501 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

South Highlands Elementary Magnet School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South Highlands Elementary Magnet School is 0.46, 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
#1 out of 1277 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
18%
43%
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White
71%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.460.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCaddo Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Highlands Elementary Magnet School is C.e. Byrd High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Broadmoor Middle Laboratory School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairfield Magnet School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Shreveport Fairfield Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 487 students
    0.8 miles
    6215 Fairfield Avenue
    Shreveport, LA 71106
    (318) 868-9826
    0.8 PK-5 487
  • Shreveport Broadmoor Middle Laboratory School Math: 23% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 475 students
    0.9 miles
    441 Atlantic Street
    Shreveport, LA 71105
    (318) 861-2403
    0.9 6-8 475
  • Shreveport Caddo Heights Math/science Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 413 students
    1.0 miles
    1702 Corbitt Street
    Shreveport, LA 71108
    (318) 636-9610
    1 PK-5 413
  • Shreveport C.e. Byrd High School Magnet School
    Math: 75% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,036 students
    1.4 miles
    3201 Line Avenue
    Shreveport, LA 71104
    (318) 869-2567
    1.4 9-12 2,036
  • Shreveport A.c. Steere Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 449 students
    1.5 miles
    4009 Youree Drive
    Shreveport, LA 71105
    (318) 865-5675
    1.5 PK-5 449

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