Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School (Closed 2008)

1339 Forstall Street

New Orleans, LA 70117

  • Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School served 832 students in grades PK-6.
  • Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 55%.
  • Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School operated within the Orleans Parish School District.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 832 students
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Total Students (1987-2005)
Gender % Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2007)
Students by Grade Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 16:1
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2005)
Black
100%
44%
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Black Students (1991-2005)
All Ethnic Groups Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
n/a 0.35
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2008)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
96%
58%
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2005)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Thomas Alva Edison Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2005)

District Comparison

School District Name Orleans Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed 22,817 1,685
Orleans Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $489 MM $27 MM
Orleans Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $411 MM $26 MM
Orleans Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $39,244 $15,711
Orleans Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $33,052 $15,475
Orleans Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2008 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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