Ferriday Junior High School

Ferriday Junior High School serves 302 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Ferriday Junior High 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Ferriday Junior High School's student population of 302 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students302 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Ferriday Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ferriday Junior High School is 0.17, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1149 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
91%
43%
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White
7%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.170.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameConcordia Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Ferriday Junior High School is Ferriday High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ferriday Upper Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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