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1001 Country Club Road
Lake Charles, LA 70605
p. 337-477-1775

A. A. Nelson Elementary School
in Lake Charles, LA

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Calcasieu Parish
State Agency:
Louisiana Department Of Education

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offeredPrekindergarten – 5th Grade
LevelPrimary School
Teacher FTEs39.8
Surrounding communityCity, Small Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with a population less than 100,000.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title I
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time SchoolN/A

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Lake Charles, LA 70605
Total Population29,603 (27,651 urban / 1,952 rural)
Households11,081 (2.56 people per house)
Median Household Income$49,246
Families7,999 (3.04 people per family)
Pop. — African American2,006
Pop. — Asian482
Pop. — Pacific Islander17
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native178
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)27,000
Pop. — Other206

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 265 38%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 113 16%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 378 54%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     15%
English Language Learners     0%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A60%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A63%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A50%
White Non-HispanicN/A71%
All Students>69%61%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 1,665 90.66%
GED Recipients     9.03%
Other Completers 97 5.21%

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at A. A. Nelson Elementary School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic194<27%45%
Asian / Pacific Islander38>5%1%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/AN/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic453>64%49%
Prekindergarten 10 2 3 46 61
Kindergarten 30 1 8 63 102
1st Grade 25 1 4 72 102
2nd Grade 30 2 11 72 115
3rd Grade 23 2 4 59 88
4th Grade 46 2 3 58 109
5th Grade 30 2 5 83 120
Total 194 12 38 453 697

Calcasieu Parish – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for A. A. Nelson Elementary School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides534.4<20%21%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors162.6>6%3%
Library / Media Specialist64.0>2%2%
Library / Media Support7.9<0%1%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)96.5<4%4%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)56.5>2%2%
Guidance Staff Total153.0>6%6%
District Admins10.0<0%1%
Dist. Admin/Sppt133.7<5%5%
School Admins126.0<5%5%
School Admin/Sppt178.3>7%6%
Other Support999.9<37%38%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Calcasieu Parish Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools   
Payments to Charter Schools   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$319,330,000>$9,818$4,039
 Issued During Fiscal Year$4,902,000<$150$1,549
 Retired During Fiscal Year$4,902,000<$150$1,549
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$307,439,000>$9,453$4,153
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year   
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year   
 Sinking Fund$20,178,000>$620$576
 Bond Fund$21,759,000<$669$1,149
 Other Funds$55,343,000<$1,701$3,077
Total Revenues$310,061,000<$9,533$10,616
Total Expenses$297,352,000<$9,143$10,018

Calcasieu Parish Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$69,149,000$16,156,000
Special Education Programs$18,843,000$4,287,783
Vocational Education Programs$3,408,000$1,002,043
Other Education Programs$7,344,000$2,591,188
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$114,069,000$31,968,000$26,940,667$9,678,103
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$14,890,000$3,809,000$2,431,376$753,901
 General Administration$679,000$178,000$345,108$195,861
 School Administration$10,790,000$2,978,000$2,650,163$912,186
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$7,694,000$3,003,000$1,789,395$816,827
 Student Transportation$6,969,000$2,678,000$2,063,577$1,177,943
 Business / Central / Other$3,401,000$990,000$847,561$377,861
Food Services$5,971,000$2,096,000$1,603,873$750,595

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Calcasieu Parish.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$22,539,000>$693$466
  General Administration$4,284,000<$131$241
  School Administration$14,119,000<$434$537
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$32,517,000>$999$912
  Student Transportation$11,818,000<$363$504
  Business / Central / Other$5,639,000<$173$286
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$14,783,000<$454$537
  Enterprise Operations$33,000<$1$6
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services$134,000<$4$20
 Adult Education$474,000<$14$21
Capital Outlay
 Land &amp; Existing Structures$534,000<$16$99
 Instructional Equipment$1,873,000<$57$96
 Other Equipment$4,654,000>$143$138
 Non-Specified Equipment$5,000 $39
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems$19,000 $90
Debt Interest$8,250,000>$253$168

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Calcasieu Parish.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$10,110,000<$310$521
  Children with Disabilities Idea$7,837,000<$240$264
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality$1,540,000<$47$88
  Safe and Drug Free Schools$198,000<$6$8
  Title V, Part A$94,000<$2$9
  Vocational and Tech Education$603,000<$18$22
  Bilingual Education   
  Child Nutrition Act$8,264,000<$254$318
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid  $327
  Indian Education   
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$110,572,000<$3,399$4,571
 Staff Improvement Programs   
 Special Education Programs$1,073,000<$32$49
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs   
 Bilingual Education Programs   
 Gifted and Talented Programs   
 Vocational Education Programs   
 School Lunch Programs   
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs   
 Transportation Programs   
 Other Programs$7,938,000<$244$291
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits   
  Not Employee Benefits   
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions   
 Property Taxes$39,897,000<$1,226$1,518
 General Sales Taxes$88,629,000>$2,725$2,026
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes   
 From Other School Systems$407,000<$12$686
 From Cities and Counties$2,049,000>$63$49
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$262,000<$8$111
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents  $2
 School Lunch$2,291,000<$70$77
 Textbook Sales and Rentals   
 District Activity Receipts   
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services$34,000<$1$18
 Interest Earnings$5,652,000<$173$222

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