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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Central Middle School operates within the East Baton Rouge Parish School District.

Top Placements (Louisiana)

Central Middle School is Listed among the top 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 1038 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
Central Middle School Total Students (2008-2016)
Gender %Central Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
Central Middle School Total Teachers (2008-2016)
Students by GradeCentral Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Central Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 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 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
Central Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Central Middle School American Indian Students (2011-2014)
Asian
1%
2%
Central Middle School Asian Students (2009-2016)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Central Middle School Black Students (2008-2016)
Black
19%
44%
Central Middle School Black Students (2008-2016)
White
76%
45%
Central Middle School White Students (2008-2016)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Central Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsCentral Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.390.61
Central Middle School Diversity Score (2008-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
54%
Central Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
Central Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Central Middle School is East Baton Rouge Parish School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 108 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • East Baton Rouge Parish School District's student population of 46,333 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,089 in this district is less than the state average of $24,719. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,165 is less than the state average of $22,732. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    88
    2
    Number of Students Managed46,3331,095
    East Baton Rouge Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    58%
    64%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    65%
    70%
    District Total Revenue$563 MM$27 MM
    District Spending$566 MM$25 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,089$24,719
    District Spending / Student$13,165$22,732
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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