Terrytown Elementary School

  • Terrytown Elementary School serves 546 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (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 60% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Terrytown Elementary School's student population of 546 students has declined by 38% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students546 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Terrytown Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Terrytown Elementary School is 0.59, which is more 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#958 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Terrytown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Terrytown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Terrytown Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Terrytown Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Terrytown Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
55%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Terrytown Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
32%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Terrytown Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
12%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Terrytown Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Terrytown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Terrytown Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.590.36
This chart display the diversity score of Terrytown Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Terrytown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Terrytown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Cherie Varisco is an inept cow who doesn't like being stood up to, bullies her staff and stands in the way of her student body's education. Her predecessors have been no better. The teachers and faculty, even when they know what is right, will not stand up for you and your child out of fear, job security is their first priority. If you have a special needs child of any sort, Terrytown is NOT the place to be unless you really enjoy fighting the system. You can win against them, but it requires work, knowledge and determination.
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