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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School Description

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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%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For J. Wallace James Elementary School
  Number Percent
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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