Denham Springs Junior High School

Denham Springs Junior High School serves 861 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Denham Springs Junior High School operates within the Livingston Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 861 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 861 students
Denham Springs Junior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Denham Springs Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Denham Springs Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Denham Springs Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Denham Springs Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Denham Springs Junior High School Asian Students (1997-2014)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Denham Springs Junior High School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
10%
44%
Denham Springs Junior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
86%
46%
Denham Springs Junior High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.25 0.60
Denham Springs Junior High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
39%
60%
Denham Springs Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Denham Springs Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Livingston Parish School District's student population of 25,603 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,209 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Livingston Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
5
Number of Students Managed 25,603 1,927
Livingston Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $224 MM n/a
Livingston Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $239 MM n/a
Livingston Parish School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,209 n/a
Livingston Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,821 n/a
Livingston Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Denham Springs Freshman High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Denham Springs Freshman High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northside Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denham SpringsNorthside Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 421 students
    0.7 miles
    1090 Robbie St
    Denham SpringsLA 70726
    (225)664-4223
    0.7KG-5421
  • Denham SpringsDenham Springs Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 529 students
    0.8 miles
    306 North Range Ave
    Denham SpringsLA 70726
    (225)665-5855
    0.8PK-5529
  • Denham SpringsDenham Springs Freshman High School
    Grades: 9 | 648 students
    0.9 miles
    940 Range Ave Ne
    Denham SpringsLA 70726
    (225)665-7890
    0.99648
  • Denham SpringsDenham Springs High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 1537 students
    0.9 miles
    1000 North Range Ave
    Denham SpringsLA 70726
    (225)665-8851
    0.910-121537
  • Denham SpringsFreshwater Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 402 students
    0.9 miles
    1025 Cockerham Rd
    Denham SpringsLA 70726
    (225)665-5371
    0.9KG-5402

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