S. P. Arnett Middle School

S. P. Arnett Middle School serves 492 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
S. P. Arnett Middle School operates within the Calcasieu Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 492 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 492 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Hispanic
2%
4%
Black
28%
48%
White
70%
44%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.44 0.34
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%
61%
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.
13%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,203 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Calcasieu Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
5
Number of Students Managed 33,203 2,117
District Total Revenue $350 MM $33 MM
District Spending $363 MM $33 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,708 $14,187
District Spending / Student $11,099 $14,076
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Westlake High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Reynaud Middle School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westwood Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • WestlakeWestwood Elementary School
    1900 Sampson St
    WestlakeLA 70669
    (337)217-4940
    1 mi | 588 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WestlakeWestern Heights Elementary School
    1100 Elizabeth St
    WestlakeLA 70669
    (337)217-4930
    1.2 mi | 375 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WestlakeWestlake High School
    1000 Garden Dr
    WestlakeLA 70669
    (337)217-4950
    1.4 mi | 521 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • Lake CharlesBarbe Elementary School
    400 Penn St
    Lake CharlesLA 70601
    (337)217-4660
    2.9 mi | 304 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Lake CharlesRalph F. Wilson Elementary School
    1400 Opelousas St
    Lake CharlesLA 70601
    (337)217-4750
    3 mi | 225 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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