Copper Mill Elementary Middle School

1300 Independence Blvd.

Zachary, LA 70791
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (225)658-1288
  • Copper Mill Elementary Middle School serves 796 students in grades 5-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (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 85% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Copper Mill Elementary Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
  • Copper Mill Elementary Middle School operates within the Zachary Community School District.

Top Placements (Louisiana)

Copper Mill Elementary Middle School is Listed among the top public schools in Louisiana for:

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

School Overview

  • Copper Mill Elementary Middle School's student population of 796 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students796 students
Copper Mill Elementary Middle School Total Students (2007-2016)
Gender %Copper Mill Elementary Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Copper Mill Elementary Middle School Total Teachers (2006-2016)
Students by GradeCopper Mill Elementary Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Copper Mill Elementary Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Copper Mill Elementary Middle School is 0.56, 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)
86%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
Copper Mill Elementary Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2007-2016)
Asian
1%
2%
Copper Mill Elementary Middle School Asian Students (2007-2016)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Copper Mill Elementary Middle School Black Students (2007-2016)
Black
47%
44%
Copper Mill Elementary Middle School Black Students (2007-2016)
White
47%
45%
Copper Mill Elementary Middle School White Students (2007-2016)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Copper Mill Elementary Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsCopper Mill Elementary Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.560.61
Copper Mill Elementary Middle School Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
54%
Copper Mill Elementary Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
Copper Mill Elementary Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Copper Mill Elementary Middle School is Zachary Community School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 108 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Zachary Community School District's student population of 5,367 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,505 in this district is less than the state average of $24,719. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,686 is less than the state average of $22,732. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
    School District NameZachary Community School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    7
    2
    Number of Students Managed5,3671,095
    Zachary Community School District Students Managed (2006-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    84%
    64%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    86%
    70%
    District Total Revenue$56 MM$27 MM
    District Spending$68 MM$25 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,505$24,719
    District Spending / Student$12,686$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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