Harry M. Hurst Middle School

Harry M. Hurst Middle School serves 689 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Harry M. Hurst Middle School operates within the St. Charles Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 689 students has grown by 48% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 47% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 689 students
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Harry M. Hurst Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Harry M. Hurst Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more 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
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
7%
5%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
26%
44%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
66%
46%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Harry M. Hurst Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.50 0.35
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
38%
60%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,648 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,674 is higher than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,181 is higher than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 25% over four years.
School District Name St. Charles Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
5
Number of Students Managed 9,648 2,019
St. Charles Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $151 MM $30 MM
St. Charles Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $146 MM $31 MM
St. Charles Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $15,674 $13,503
St. Charles Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $15,181 $14,322
St. Charles 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 Destrehan High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is R.k. Smith Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Sarpy Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • DestrehanDestrehan High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1.2 miles | Grades: 8-12 | 1480 students1 Wildcat Ln
    DestrehanLA 70047
    (985)764-9946
    1.28-121480
  • DestrehanNew Sarpy Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 446 students130 Plantation Rd
    DestrehanLA 70047
    (985)764-1275
    1.5PK-2446
  • LulingR.k. Smith Middle School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 313 students281 Sugarland Parkway
    LulingLA 70070
    (985)331-1018
    1.56-8313
  • DestrehanEthel Schoeffner Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 368 students140 Plantation Rd
    DestrehanLA 70047
    (985)725-0123
    1.63-5368
  • LulingLuling Elementary School
    2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 628 students904 Sugarhouse Rd
    LulingLA 70070
    (985)785-6086
    2PK-5628

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