Ferriday Junior High School

  • Ferriday Junior High School serves 325 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Ferriday Junior High School's student population of 325 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students325 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ferriday Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ferriday Junior High School is 0.18, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#1133 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ferriday Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
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Black
90%
44%
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White
10%
45%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ferriday Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.180.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ferriday Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameConcordia Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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