Central Middle School

  • Central Middle School serves 1,038 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 89% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Central Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Central Middle School's student population of 1,038 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,038 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Central Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Middle School is 0.39, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central Middle School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Central Middle School and percentage of American Indian students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Central Middle School and the percentage of Asian students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
19%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Middle School and the percentage of Black students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
76%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Middle School and the percentage of White students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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 Central Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.390.35
This chart display the diversity score of Central Middle School and the average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Central Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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