Westside Junior High School

12615 Burgess Ave

Walker, LA 70785

Grades: 6-8

646 students

Westside Junior High School serves 646 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Westside Junior High School operates within the Livingston Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 646 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 646 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 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
4%
4%
Black
10%
48%
White
86%
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.
0.25 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.
46%
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.
10%
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 Walker High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Walker Freshman High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walker Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WalkerWalker High School
    12646 Burgess Ave
    WalkerLA 70785
    (225)664-4825
    0 mi | Gr. 10-12 | 1073 students                      
  • WalkerWalker Elementary School
    13327 Wildcat Dr
    WalkerLA 70785
    (225)665-5534
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 567 students                      
  • WalkerWalker Freshman High School
    13443 Burgess Ave
    WalkerLA 70785
    (225)665-8970
    0.7 mi | Gr. 9 | 426 students                      
  • WalkerPine Ridge School
    Special Education School
    30228 Travis St
    WalkerLA 70785
    (225)664-4223
    Special Education School

    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 39 students                      
  • WalkerSouth Walker Elementary School
    13745 Milton Ln
    WalkerLA 70785
    (225)665-0446
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 732 students                      

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