PROFICIENCY 60% 7% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
71%Orleans Parish
73%New Orleans
64%Louisiana

Mahalia Jackson Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 3 and is located in the district of "Orleans Parish" in New Orleans, LA. There are a total of 210 students and 15 teachers at Mahalia Jackson Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 158 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Mahalia Jackson Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 59.5%, which is 7% lower than the Louisiana average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students210
Teachers15.01
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch158
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Mahalia Jackson Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All60-79%
360-79%
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All40-59%
340-59%
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Mahalia Jackson Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictLouisianaNational
Caucasian 1.3% 16.6% 49.0% 51.1%
African American 87.5% 71.1% 41.8% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 5.3% 1.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.6% 4.9% 4.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.6% 2.2% 1.7% 3.1%

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New Orleans demographics profile

StatisticNew OrleansLouisianaNational
Population368,4714,601,049314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)2,17510591
Median age35.136.037.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)39%53%55%
Speak English91%91%79%
Speak Spanish5%4%13%

Education level achieved in New Orleans

IndexNew OrleansLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade83.4%79.5%83.8%
Completed high school82.0%77.6%82.4%
Completed some college60.8%48.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree38.9%27.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors34.4%22.1%29.3%
Completed masters14.8%7.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree6.2%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.1%0.9%1.3%
Source: The Mahalia Jackson Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.