Fifth Ward Junior High School

Fifth Ward Junior High School serves 549 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 56%.
Fifth Ward Junior High School operates within the St. Tammany Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 549 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 549 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
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 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
4%
48%
White
95%
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.
0.10 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.
51%
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 37,527 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name St. Tammany Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
5
Number of Students Managed 37,527 2,117
District Total Revenue $431 MM $33 MM
District Spending $474 MM $33 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,130 $14,187
District Spending / Student $13,354 $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 Bogalusa 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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  • CovingtonLee Road Junior High School
    79131 Hwy 40
    CovingtonLA 70435
    (985)892-3636
    9.1 mi | 774 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • CarrierePearl River Central Upper Elementary School
    1592 Henleyfield Mcneill Rd
    CarriereMS 39426
    (601)798-2864
    10.8 mi | 707 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • BogalusaByrd Avenue Elementary School
    1600 Byrd Ave
    BogalusaLA 70427
    (985)281-2190
    10.9 mi | 293 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • Pearl RiverSixth Ward Elementary School
    72360 Hwy 41
    Pearl RiverLA 70452
    (985)863-7126
    10.9 mi | 399 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BogalusaDenhamtown Elementary School
    1101 Ave M
    BogalusaLA 70427
    (985)281-2194
    11 mi | 125 students | Gr. PK                      

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