Lumos StepUp Efficacy Study: J. S. Clark Elementary School, Louisiana-2018-19

School Overview

J. S. Clark Elementary School is based in Shreveport Louisiana, which comes under the Caddo Parish school district. The school supports over 747 students across grades Pre-K to 5. It is a public school with a student-teacher ratio of 16.9:1 and about 84.7% of the students are economically disadvantaged.

Demographics

J. S. Clark Elementary School Demographics

Methodology

We conducted a study to understand the impact of Lumos Learning programs on student achievement. We have compared the state ranking of J. S. Clark Elementary School in 2017-18 and 2018-19 as indicated in schooldigger
The school used Lumos tedBook program in 2018-19 to support student’s LEAP preparation.

Improvement in State Ranking

J. S. Clark Elementary School Ranking

There are 738 elementary schools in Louisiana and J. S. Clark Elementary School was ranked 641th in the 2017-18 academic year. In 2018-19, the school adopted ELA program for Grades 3, 4 and 5. About 90 students used the Lumos TedBook program for LEAP ELA practice. In the 2018-19 LEAP tests, J. S. Clark Elementary School rank improved by 27 positions.

Grade 3 LEAP Test-scores

J. S. Clark Elementary School 3rd Grade ELA

Compared to 2017-18, the percentage of 3rd graders who met state expectations in 2018-19 LEAP ELA assessment increased by 16%.

Grade 4 LEAP Test-scores

J. S. Clark Elementary School 4th Grade ELA

There was an increase of 14%, seen in the number of students who met state expectations in 2018-19 Grade 4 ELA LEAP.

Overall Result

  • The use of Lumos tedBook for LEAP ELA practice in 3rd and 4th grades in 2018-19 influenced an increase in the percentage of students who have met the standards.
  • The overall school ranking improved by 27 positions from 641 in 2018 to 614 in 2019.
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