J. Wallace James Elementary School

1500 West Willow St, Scott, LA 70583 | (337) 234-0461
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 795
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1500 W. Willow St., Scott, LA 70583
  • Principal or Admin: Dana H Schmersahl
  • Fax: (337) 264-1607
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 795
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 55.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 376 (47.3%)
  • Females: 419 (52.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 120 (15.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 414 (52.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 534 (67.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
J. Wallace James Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black36545.9%
Asian40.5%
Hispanic101.3%
White41552.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For J. Wallace James Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten577.2%
Kindergarten11214.1%
1st Grade11013.8%
2nd Grade12115.2%
3rd Grade12015.1%
4th Grade13416.9%
5th Grade14117.7%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 72%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:28%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $39,550
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
J. Wallace James Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$34,74243%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$43,11857%
Source: LA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that J. Wallace James Elementary School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on iLEAP and LEAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

iLEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201081.0%69.0%67.0%
200974.0%69.0%66.0%
 
Math Test
201081.0%73.0%67.0%
200983.0%75.0%68.0%
 
Science Test
201073.0%69.0%63.0%
200977.0%65.0%62.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201076.0%69.0%66.0%
200973.0%69.0%67.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201075.0%68.0%68.0%
200966.0%66.0%66.0%
 
Math Test
201083.0%76.0%70.0%
200973.0%71.0%66.0%
 
Science Test
201076.0%63.0%63.0%
200964.0%65.0%62.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201079.0%66.0%66.0%
200968.0%67.0%67.0%
 

LEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201078.0%67.0%68.0%
200981.0%72.0%72.0%
 
Math Test
201082.0%71.0%69.0%
200975.0%68.0%65.0%
 
Science Test
201078.0%65.0%62.0%
200971.0%67.0%65.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201083.0%69.0%67.0%
200972.0%66.0%66.0%
 
Source: LA Department of Education 2009-2010

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