James Stephens Montessori School



James Stephens Montessori School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James Stephens Montessori School Students by Grade
PK 25
K 54
1 52
2 41
3 44
4 37
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James Stephens Montessori School is a public elementary school located in Ville Platte, LA in the Evangeline Parish School District. It enrolls 253 students in grades 1st through 12th. James Stephens Montessori School is the 744th largest public school in Louisiana and the 44,913th largest nationally. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 253
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,913th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Louisiana: 744th out of 845
Student/Teacher Rank in Louisiana: 408th out of 844
Full Time Teacher Rank in Louisiana: 762nd out of 844

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James Stephens Montessori School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 142
(56%)
2,881
(48%)
 Male 111
(44%)
3,073
(52%)

James Stephens Montessori School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 132
(52%)
2,254
(38%)
 White 118
(47%)
3,511
(59%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
70
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
25
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
82
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

James Stephens Montessori School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 154
(61%)
3,895
(65%)
 Not Eligible 72
(28%)
1,502
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(11%)
557
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 839 ranked schools in Louisiana, James Stephens Montessori School is ranked 707th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James Stephens Montessori School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 69.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

James Stephens Montessori School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 71
2006 113
2007 142
2008 191
2009 227
2010 242
2011 270
2012 253

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.1
2006 8.7
2007 8.9
2008 10.1
2009 14.2
2010 14.2
2011 15.9
2012 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95774647887324
2006 0.87610619469027
2007 0.79577464788732
2008 0.81151832460733
2009 0.80176211453744
2010 0.78512396694215
2011 0.77037037037037
2012 0.71541501976285

Compare James Stephens Montessori School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,467.3% 14.7:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 69.6%
 
This School 71.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
James Stephens Montessori School
Ville Platte, LA
Public PK - 04 253 15.2:1  
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Private PK - 12 66 7:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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