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Dutchtown Primary School

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Dutchtown Primary School in Geismar is a pre-kindergarten-through-5th-grade campus with an A rating from the Louisiana Department of Education for the 2014-15 school year.

Ninety-one percent of Dutchtown Primary School’s students met or beat grade-level expectations in reading and math in 2013, making this Ascension Parish elementary school one of the top-performing ones in the region. Dutchtown Primary earned designation in 2012 as a state Top Gains School for exceeding all targets for student academic performance.

Coursework in fundamental subjects is complemented by opportunities for students to have fun and serve the community. Extracurricular activities include 4-H, Beta Club, yearbook and a journalism club. Recent service projects at Dutchtown Primary include a peanut butter-and-jelly food drive, the collection of books for donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis and Jump Rope for the Heart to benefit the American Heart Association.