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John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School

Public | K-8 | 420 students

 

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Posted April 28, 2014

i think this is a great school, where every parent want their child to spend most of their time at school learning positive things.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 8, 2013

This has been this best experience I have with a school. The teachers and Faculty are both sincere and knowledgeable. They treat the children as they were their own. They teach core values such as respect and independence. This school is a joy to a single parent
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 6, 2013

I go to John l ory and I believe that,compared to other schools in the parish mine is the best. Acedimically, almost every person in my class understands the lessons as soon as the teacher says them. If you go to john l ory, your child will certainly learn more than they ever would at any other school. Your child will not only grow accedimically, but socially as well. At John l ory, it doesnt matter who you are or where you came from, you will make tons of new friends. I just love john l ory's physical education program too. I just found out that I could play volleyball, football,and any other sport someone throws at me.


Posted September 12, 2012

No school in this parish can compare to the curriculum and teaching staff. A model school that has a waiting list.


Posted June 30, 2010

I attend this school i came here in kindergarten and i couldnt read...i started reading in first grade thanks to the wonderful staff here i am the best reader in my class...I love my school and i reccomend it to every child on the earth...This school has good descipline and it helps everyone..we learn ahead of the rest of the schools on the parish and if u think this is a bad school i really dont see how cause it is an amzing school.


Posted April 29, 2010

This school is the best because of it's very dynamic,caring,and professional principal-Mrs.Noel.She requires/demands the very best of herself,and all of the school staff,and most of all,our children.She,along with the others,make this school all it can be-the very best!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 4, 2009

Everyone states how great this school is. This was not my experience. The principal is very unreasonable and in my opinion very judgemental. We took our daughter out of this school and she had nothing but great success. The pricipal do not think outside of the box and wants all students to fit in the one mold. Guess what this is not real world. I would never recommend this school to anyone. Keep in mind it's not difficult to be a shining star among such low performing schools.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 20, 2009

We have the best principal on this side of heaven. Is the head is is order it's so easy for the body to follow.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2009

I Love John L. Ory School because its a great School!!! The Teacherse nice and care for the students, my son likes it & that means a lot to me, because this is his first year in Kindergarden. My prayer is that God Bless This School always
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 19, 2009

This is the ONLY public school in St. John Parish that I would send my daughter to. I am so thankful that she was selected! My daughter has grown so much, both academically and socially since she started attending this school. The teachers are wonderful and the principal, Mrs. Noel, truly cares about the students. The faculty and staff really have their act together. I wish the grade levels would go all the way through high school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 27, 2008

My son has attended this school since kindergarten. I am very pleased academically. The principal is very strong and expects great things from the students and they respect her and deliver. The parental support at this school is strong which I believe leads to strong kids and academic success.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 29, 2008

i luv the school i its a 4 star school and i my child really luvs it very much too
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 16, 2006

I have two girls, and they have been very challenged since they have attended this school, the amount of reading and testing is unbelievable. I don't think any school in the parish can compete with John L Ory. The discipline is there and very much enforced. I feel my children will be very prepared for high school when the time comes. Hope Falgoust
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 17, 2006

This is a great school full of parental involvement, lots of hard work, strict discipline , but fun school . This is the best in the parish. Wish it would go up to 12th grade.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 8, 2006

I have 4 children who have attended or still attend John L Ory and they love it. The teachers are caring, the children are well disciplined as well. Very organized, in my opinion the best public elementary school in St. John Parish.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 5, 2006

My son has done very well at this school. This school has been a blessing in our lives! The staff and teachers are wonderful and caring. They have great Leap and Iowa results. The school is very organized and disciplined. I am very happy my son attends this school. My older girls went there and we still keep in touch with some teachers there.Now hopefully my four year old will attend.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 20, 2005

this school good,,, but alot of things are not. it's good with learning skills and activities. the teachers and staff needs to prevent the fightings. help the students not to tease or pick on others.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 31, 2004

This school has been a blessing in our lives! Being one of the only decent schools in a very educationally lacking parish, both of my children have had wonderful experiences at this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

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90%

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86%

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90%

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93%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

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96%

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96%

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85%

2010

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
87%

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80%

2010

 
 
89%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 65% in 2013.

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84%

2012

 
 
85%

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88%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, 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.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
80%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, 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.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 70% in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 65% in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
84%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
85%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, 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.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
90%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
91%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, 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.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
100%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
93%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 70% in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
100%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
94%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
89%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
94%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 47% 47%
Black 46% 45%
Hispanic 5% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 63%N/A67%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students ELL/ESL Coordinator
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Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Painting

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • French
Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Kitchen
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Teri C Noel
Fax number
  • (985) 651-3712

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • French

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Kitchen
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Sports

Girls sports
  • Soccer

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Painting
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School culture

Parent involvement
  • Chaperone school trips
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182 West 5th Street
Laplace, LA 70068
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