School Board Archives - City of Broussard

8 Lafayette Parish schools saw high percentages of students improve on standardized tests

5.09.2019
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Congratulations to Broussard’s Katharine Drexel Elementary for being one of 8 Parish schools to achieve a high percentage (63%) of students who improved their Math & English scores on standardized tests.

See full article at The Advertiser […]

There’s nothing greater than a Drexel Gator’: Katharine Drexel breaks ground on $6.9 million wing addition

4.06.2019
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Mayor Ray Bourque, Jeff Delahoussaye, Councilman At Large – City of Broussard, and Councilwoman Angel Troy Racca attended the groundbreaking of Katherine Drexel Elementary School’s new wing. The facility will include 20 classrooms with student and faculty restrooms.

The addition of these permanent classrooms is an investment in the future of Broussard. Our quality schools are essential as to why businesses and families choose Broussard. 

Read full article on The Advocate […]

Broussard, Youngsville mayors disappointed over charter school denial

23.09.2013
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Written by Amanda McElfresh

The mayors of Broussard and Youngsville expressed disappointment Thursday over the school board’s decision to deny applications for charter schools in the parish.

Broussard Mayor Charles Langlinais and Youngsville Mayor Wilson Viator said there needs to be immediate solutions to address overcrowding in their schools and indicated they are losing faith in the school board’s ability to solve the matter.

“I believe in our public school system and think addressing its fundamental issues needs to be one of our parish’s top priorities, but while they are burying themselves in bureaucracy, the […]