Fifth Ward Junior High School

Fifth Ward Junior High School serves 524 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Fifth Ward Junior High School operates within the St. Tammany Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 524 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 524 students
Fifth Ward Junior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Fifth Ward Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Fifth Ward Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Fifth Ward Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Fifth Ward Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Fifth Ward Junior High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
5%
44%
Fifth Ward Junior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
94%
46%
Fifth Ward 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.
0.11 0.35
Fifth Ward 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.
49%
60%
Fifth Ward 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.
6%
7%
Fifth Ward Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

St. Tammany Parish School District's student population of 37,684 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,193 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,118 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name St. Tammany Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
5
Number of Students Managed 37,684 2,019
St. Tammany Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $439 MM $30 MM
St. Tammany Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $509 MM $31 MM
St. Tammany Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,193 $13,503
St. Tammany Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,118 $14,322
St. Tammany Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Bogalusa High School (12.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Abita Springs Middle School (11.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lee Road Junior High School (9.1 miles away)
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