West Leesville Elementary School

1200 Abe Allen Memorial Drive
Leesville, LA 71446
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 514 students in grades 1-4, West Leesville Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-4
  • Enrollment: 514 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : Bottom 50% in LA
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West Leesville Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

West Leesville Elementary School's student population of 514 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-4
Total Students
514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

West Leesville Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,251 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Leesville Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (LA)
#707 out of 1251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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21%
32%
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39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
9%
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Black
29%
42%
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White
45%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
14%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.69
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Leesville Elementary School's ranking?
West Leesville Elementary School is ranked #707 out of 1,251 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
What schools are West Leesville Elementary School often compared to?
West Leesville Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pickering Elementary School, Rosepine Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% LA state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% LA state average).
How many students attend West Leesville Elementary School?
514 students attend West Leesville Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of West Leesville Elementary School students are White, 29% of students are Black, 14% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Leesville Elementary School?
West Leesville Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.
What grades does West Leesville Elementary School offer ?
West Leesville Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-4
What school district is West Leesville Elementary School part of?
West Leesville Elementary School is part of Vernon Parish School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-4
  • Enrollment: 514 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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