Central Middle School

  • Central Middle School serves 653 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Central Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Central Middle School's student population of 653 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students653 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Central Middle School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#373 out of 1277 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
27%
43%
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White
56%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.600.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAscension Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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