Donnie Bickham Middle School

7240 Old Mooringsport Road
Shreveport, LA 71107
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Donnie Bickham Middle School serves 851 students in grades 5-8.
Donnie Bickham Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Donnie Bickham Middle School's student population of 851 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 58% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
851 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Donnie Bickham Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Donnie Bickham Middle School is 0.55, 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 Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#994 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
36%
43%
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White
57%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  2.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
2  
This school is fun to attend although the teachers can be a little strict, and that is one of my pet peeves. I can still learn without the teachers being so strict and harsh. In my defense we are children and we have a lot of energy that NEEDS to be let out. (we have a LOT more energy than y'all think) Also the clothing that we HAVE to wear is outrageous. Why can't we just wear regular cloths? Anyway this school is decent to be at but that's life, You have to deal with the difficult things.
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1  
I've had 2 students attend this school. First entered high school ill prepared. Now my 2nd has gone from an A/B student to struggle due to constant bullying. Help was sought from the principal and staff but nothing was done to resolve the issue. Some teachers are known to cuss during class. Seemed like a good school at first; little effort seems to be made to help kids that fall behind.
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5  
I would choose this school over any other schools in the state
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 851 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 50%)

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