Riser Middle School

Riser Middle School serves 494 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Riser Middle School operates within the Ouachita Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 494 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 494 students
Riser Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Riser Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Riser Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 12:1 14:1
Riser Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
4%
Riser Middle School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
51%
48%
Riser Middle School Black (1990-2012)
White
44%
45%
Riser Middle School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Riser Middle School Sch Ethnicity Riser Middle 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.
0.55 0.34
Riser Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
80%
61%
Riser Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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 (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,771 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Ouachita Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
9
Number of Students Managed 19,771 2,337
Ouachita Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $202 MM $33 MM
Ouachita Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $207 MM $33 MM
Ouachita Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,566 $14,187
Ouachita Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,817 $14,076
Ouachita Parish School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ouachita Parish Alternative Center (2.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ouachita Parish Alternative Center (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riser Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West Monroe Riser Elementary School
    100 Price Dr
    West Monroe , LA 71292
    (318)387-0577
    0  mi  |  378  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • West Monroe Lenwil Elementary School
    112 Arrant Rd
    West Monroe , LA 71292
    (318)323-3604
    1.7  mi  |  362  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • West Monroe Ouachita Parish Alternative Center
    Alternative School
    1600 North 7th St
    West Monroe , LA 71291
    (318)323-5991
    Alternative School
    2.4  mi  |  131  students  |  Gr.  2-12
  • West Monroe Highland Elementary School
    1501 Wellerman Rd
    West Monroe , LA 71291
    (318)396-1213
    2.8  mi  |  272  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • West Monroe West Monroe High School
    201 Riggs St
    West Monroe , LA 71291
    (318)323-3771
    2.8  mi  |  1981  students  |  Gr.  8-12

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Did You Know?
West Monroe, LA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.27, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.33. The most diverse school in West Monroe is Boley Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.