W. Smith Junior Elementary School
W. Smith Junior Elementary School serves 326 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
W. Smith Junior Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 60-64% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).
W. Smith Junior Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
W. Smith Junior Elementary School's student population of 326 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
W. Smith Junior Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 W. Smith Junior Elementary School is 0.26, 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 Data
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#629 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education
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