Whispering Forest Elementary School

  • Whispering Forest Elementary School serves 547 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Whispering Forest Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Whispering Forest Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Whispering Forest Elementary School's student population of 547 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students547 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whispering Forest Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Whispering Forest Elementary School is 0.46, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#97 out of 1277 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
14%
43%
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White
72%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.460.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Tammany Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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