Calhoun Middle School

  • Calhoun Middle School serves 510 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Calhoun Middle School operates within the Ouachita Parish School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 510 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students510 students
Calhoun Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Calhoun Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Calhoun Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeCalhoun Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Calhoun Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Calhoun Middle School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
4%
44%
Calhoun Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
95%
45%
Calhoun Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCalhoun Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.100.61
Calhoun Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
38%
58%
Calhoun Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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%
6%
Calhoun Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Ouachita Parish School District's student population of 19,943 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,246 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,873 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameOuachita Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed19,9431,685
Ouachita Parish School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$205 MM$30 MM
Ouachita Parish School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$218 MM$31 MM
Ouachita Parish School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,246$13,503
Ouachita Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,873$14,322
Ouachita Parish School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CalhounCalhoun Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 503 students
    2.2 miles
    237 Calhoun Road
    CalhounLA 71225
    (318)644-1114
    2.2PK-2503
  • CalhounCentral Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 477 students
    3 miles
    1163 Highway 151 S
    CalhounLA 71225
    (318)644-5842
    33-5477
  • DownsvilleDownsville Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: PK-12 | 367 students
    4.9 miles
    P. O. Box 8
    DownsvilleLA 71234
    (318)982-5318
    4.9PK-12367
  • West MonroeDrew Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 493 students
    5.4 miles
    1132 Highway 15
    West MonroeLA 71291
    (318)396-7186
    5.4PK-5493
  • West MonroeWest Ridge Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 759 students
    6.2 miles
    6977 Cypress Street
    West MonroeLA 71291
    (318)397-8444
    6.26-8759

School Reviews

5  9/9/2017
We were passing by to get gas and saw they had a back to school bash . This school is amazing !! Beautiful , friendly staff , and great security !! We really are considering moving to Calhoun just to be able to enroll our kids here .
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