District News & Information
Today, the Louisiana Department of Education released spring 2017 LEAP 2025 results for grades 3-8. This year was the first year that students in grades 5-8 completed the test online. Overall, Lafayette Parish students showed continued improvement in the number of students scoring Mastery and Advanced in ELA, math, and science from 2015-2017. 35% of Lafayette Parish students scored at the Mastery or Advanced level compared to 33% of students statewide. - Acadian Middle ELA students increased the number of students scoring Mastery or Advanced by 7% in ELA.
- Alice Boucher Elementary increased the number of students scoring Mastery or Advanced by 7% in ELA and 8% in math.
- Carencro Heights Elementary increased the number of students scoring Mastery or Advanced by 10% in math.
- Katharine Drexel Elementary increased the number of students scoring Mastery or Advanced by 14% in math, and 7% in science.
- Duson Elementary increased the number of students scoring Mastery or Advanced by 16% in ELA, 23% in math, and 12% in science.
- Evangeline Elementary increased the number of students scoring Mastery or Advanced by 8% in ELA.
- J.W. Faulk Elementary increased the number of students scoring Mastery or Advanced by 8% in ELA and 12% in math.
- J. Wallace James Elementary increased the number of students scoring Mastery or Advanced by 10% in ELA.
- Myrtle Place Elementary increased the number of students scoring Mastery or Advanced by 8% in ELA.
- Ossun Elementary increased the number of students scoring Mastery or Advanced by 15% in ELA and 12% in math.
- Ridge Elementary increased the number of students scoring Mastery or Advanced by 7% in ELA and 8% in math.
Continued support and resources have been dedicated to the principals of the district’s emerging schools. The academic initiatives put in place have yielded positive results. Alice Boucher Elementary School showed 6% more students performing at the Mastery and Advanced levels over the past two years when all subjects and grades are combined. Most notable were the advances in ELA (7%) and math (8%). Carencro Heights Elementary saw modest gains overall (3%), but the students outdistanced the state average in math with 10% improvement compared to 2%. J. W. Faulk Elementary had minor gains in science (1%) but a tremendous surge in ELA (8%) and math (12%) combining for an overall 7% jump. |