Denham Springs Junior High School

Denham Springs Junior High School serves 881 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Denham Springs Junior High School operates within the Livingston Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 881 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 881 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less 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 19:1 14:1
Hispanic
3%
4%
Black
10%
48%
White
87%
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.
0.23 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.
41%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,293 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,148 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 36% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,403 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 36% over four years.
School District Name Livingston Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
5
Number of Students Managed 25,293 2,117
District Total Revenue $221 MM $33 MM
District Spending $227 MM $33 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,148 $14,187
District Spending / Student $9,403 $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 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
    1090 Robbie St
    Denham SpringsLA 70726
    (225)664-4223
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 446 students                      
  • Denham SpringsDenham Springs Elementary School
    306 North Range Ave
    Denham SpringsLA 70726
    (225)665-5855
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 541 students                      
  • Denham SpringsDenham Springs Freshman High School
    940 Range Ave Ne
    Denham SpringsLA 70726
    (225)665-7890
    0.9 mi | Gr. 8-9 | 629 students                      
  • Denham SpringsFreshwater Elementary School
    1025 Cockerham Rd
    Denham SpringsLA 70726
    (225)665-5371
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 410 students                      
  • Denham SpringsDenham Springs High School
    1000 North Range Ave
    Denham SpringsLA 70726
    (225)665-8851
    0.9 mi | Gr. 10-12 | 1494 students                      

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