Eunice Junior High School

751 West Oak Street
Eunice, LA 70535
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Eunice Junior High School serves 374 students in grades 7-8.
Eunice Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Eunice Junior High School's student population of 374 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 133% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Eunice Junior High School is ranked within the top 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 Eunice Junior High School is 0.53, 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
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#570 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Eunice Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
45%
43%
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White
52%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Eunice Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Eunice Junior High 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 374 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 50%)

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