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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 881 students
Denham Springs Junior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Denham Springs Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Denham Springs Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 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
Denham Springs Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
4%
Denham Springs Junior High School Hispanic (2003-2013)
Black
10%
48%
Denham Springs Junior High School Black (1990-2013)
White
87%
44%
Denham Springs Junior High School White (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Denham Springs Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Denham Springs Junior High School Sta Ethnicity
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
Denham Springs Junior High School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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%
Denham Springs Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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%
Denham Springs Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,293 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Livingston Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
9
Number of Students Managed 25,293 2,337
Livingston Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $221 MM $33 MM
District Spending $227 MM $33 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,148 $14,187
Livingston Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,403 $14,076
Livingston Parish School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Denham Springs Freshman High School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Denham Springs Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Denham SpringsDenham Springs Elementary School
    306 North Range Ave
    Denham SpringsLA 70726
    (225)665-5855
    0.8 mi | 541 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Denham SpringsNorthside Elementary School
    1090 Robbie St
    Denham SpringsLA 70726
    (225)664-4223
    0.8 mi | 446 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Denham SpringsDenham Springs Freshman High School
    940 Range Ave Ne
    Denham SpringsLA 70726
    (225)665-7890
    1 mi | 629 students | Gr. 8-9                      
  • Denham SpringsDenham Springs High School
    1000 North Range Ave
    Denham SpringsLA 70726
    (225)665-8851
    1 mi | 1494 students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • Denham SpringsFreshwater Elementary School
    1025 Cockerham Rd
    Denham SpringsLA 70726
    (225)665-5371
    1.1 mi | 410 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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