Riser Middle School

Riser Middle School serves 510 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Riser Middle School operates within the Ouachita Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 510 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 510 students
Riser Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Riser Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Riser Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Riser Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 13:1 16:1
Riser Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Riser Middle School Black Students (1995-2014)
Black
52%
44%
Riser Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
45%
46%
Riser Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Riser 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.
0.53 0.35
Riser 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.
85%
60%
Riser Middle 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.
5%
7%
Riser Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,923 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,608 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,257 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 37% over four years.
School District Name Ouachita Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
5
Number of Students Managed 19,923 2,019
Ouachita Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $205 MM $30 MM
Ouachita Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $218 MM $31 MM
Ouachita Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,608 $13,503
Ouachita Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,257 $14,322
Ouachita 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 West Monroe High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Ridge Middle School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riser Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West MonroeRiser Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 365 students100 Price Dr
    West MonroeLA 71292
    (318)387-0577
    0PK-5365
  • West MonroeLenwil Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 336 students112 Arrant Rd
    West MonroeLA 71292
    (318)323-3604
    1.7PK-5336
  • West MonroeOuachita Parish Alternative School Program
    Alternative School
    2.4 miles1600 North 7th St
    West MonroeLA 71291
    (318)323-5991
    2.4n/a
  • West MonroeHighland Elementary School
    2.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 278 students1501 Wellerman Rd
    West MonroeLA 71291
    (318)396-1213
    2.8PK-5278
  • West MonroeWest Monroe High School
    2.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2142 students201 Riggs St
    West MonroeLA 71291
    (318)323-3771
    2.89-122142

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