Fifth Ward Junior High School

Fifth Ward Junior High School serves 571 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Fifth Ward Junior High School operates within the St. Tammany Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 571 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 571 students
Fifth Ward Junior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Fifth Ward Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Fifth Ward Junior High 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 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Fifth Ward Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Fifth Ward Junior High School Asian (2007-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Fifth Ward Junior High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
3%
48%
Fifth Ward Junior High School Black (1990-2012)
White
95%
45%
Fifth Ward Junior High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Fifth Ward Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Fifth Ward 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.
0.10 0.72
Fifth Ward Junior High 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.
44%
61%
Fifth Ward Junior High 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.
12%
7%
Fifth Ward Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 37,118 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name St. Tammany Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
9
Number of Students Managed 37,118 2,337
St. Tammany Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $431 MM $33 MM
St. Tammany Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $474 MM $33 MM
St. Tammany Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,130 $14,187
St. Tammany Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,354 $14,076
St. Tammany 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 Bogalusa New Technical High School (12.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Abita Springs Middle School (11.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lee Road Junior High School (9.1 miles away)
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St. Tammany Parish 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 0.36, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.72. The most diverse school district in St. Tammany Parish Parish is School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.