School Details

Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School

100 North Prater Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
(337) 217-4420
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 344 students 13 students/teacher (LA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

56%
77%
72%
67%
76%
72%
28%
74%
68%
47%
73%
65%

Integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP)

In 2011-2012 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math and English language arts, science and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Calcasieu Parish School District average
  • Louisiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

63%
82%
77%
68%
77%
71%
47%
76%
67%
75%
80%
70%

Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21)

In 2011-2012 Louisiana used the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) to assess students in grades 4 and 8 in math, English language arts, science and social studies. The LEAP 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Calcasieu Parish School District average
  • Louisiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

58%
79%
72%
72%
76%
72%
16%
73%
66%
31%
74%
67%

Integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP)

In 2011-2012 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math and English language arts, science and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Calcasieu Parish School District average
  • Louisiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School is a public elementary school in Lake Charles. The principal of Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School is Henry Hicks, who can be contacted at pam.bell@cpsb.org. 344 students attend Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Native American or Native Alaskan; and White, non-Hispanic. 94% of the 344 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School is 13:1. Ralph F. Wilson Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 97% 35%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0%
White, non-Hispanic 0.9% 60%
Hispanic 0.6% 2%
Multiracial 0.3% 1%
Asian 0.3% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 94% 59%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (10 years ago)

    J.D. Clifton has really great teachers. What I love most about the teachers are that they really seem concern about my child and take time out to help him and to make sure he gets what he needs. Also I`ve learned that the teachers don`t show a difference even though my child has adhd.

  • (11 years ago)

    Teachers are empathetic and really want students to learn.

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