Belle Chasse Middle School

  • Belle Chasse Middle School serves 776 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 78% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 83% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Belle Chasse Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Belle Chasse Middle School's student population of 776 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students776 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belle Chasse Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Belle Chasse Middle School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#191 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
6%
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Black
19%
44%
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White
68%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Belle Chasse Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.500.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlaquemines Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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