Verda Elementary School

  • Verda Elementary School serves 236 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Verda Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Verda Elementary School's student population of 236 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students236 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Verda Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Verda Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Verda Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. 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#599 out of 1278 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Verda 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 Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Black
8%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Verda Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
87%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Verda 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
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Verda Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.240.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Verda Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrant Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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