Harry M. Hurst Middle School

Tel: (985)764-6367
Grades: 7-8

466 students

Harry M. Hurst Middle School serves 466 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Harry M. Hurst Middle School operates within the St. Charles Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 466 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 466 students
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Harry M. Hurst 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 less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
4%
4%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
28%
48%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Black (1990-2012)
White
61%
45%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Harry M. Hurst Middle School Sch Ethnicity Harry M. Hurst 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 0.57
Harry M. Hurst 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.
35%
61%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,772 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name St. Charles Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
6
Number of Students Managed 9,772 1,938
St. Charles Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $159 MM $33 MM
St. Charles Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $148 MM $33 MM
St. Charles Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,697 $14,187
St. Charles Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,545 $14,076
St. Charles 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 Destrehan High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is R.k. Smith Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Sarpy Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Destrehan Destrehan High School
    1 Wildcat Ln
    Destrehan , LA , 70047
    (985)764-9946
    1.2  mi  |  1469  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Luling R.k. Smith Middle School
    281 Sugarland Parkway
    Luling , LA , 70070
    (985)331-1018
    1.5  mi  |  322  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Destrehan New Sarpy Elementary School
    130 Plantation Rd
    Destrehan , LA , 70047
    (985)764-1275
    1.5  mi  |  542  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Destrehan Ethel Schoeffner Elementary School
    140 Plantation Rd
    Destrehan , LA , 70047
    (985)725-0123
    1.6  mi  |  435  students  |  Gr.  4-6
  • Luling Luling Elementary School
    904 Sugarhouse Rd
    Luling , LA , 70070
    (985)785-6086
    2  mi  |  646  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Saint Charles Parish, 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 0.54, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.57. The most diverse school district in Saint Charles Parish is St. Charles Parish School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.