Fifth Ward Junior High School
- Fifth Ward Junior High School's student population of 461 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
- The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||461 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||34 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Fifth Ward Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (LA)|
|Overall School Rank (16-17)||#408 out of 1278 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1||18:1|
|Two or more races||n/a|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||St. Tammany Parish School District|
Nearby Public Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Carriere Pearl River Central Upper Elementary School Grades: 3-5 | 772 students
1592 Henleyfield Mcneill Road
Carriere, MS 39426
(601)798-2864 10.8 3-5 772
- Bogalusa Byrd Avenue Primary School Grades: PK-1 | 304 students
1600 Byrd Avenue
Bogalusa, LA 70427
(985)281-2190 10.9 PK-1 304
- Pearl River Sixth Ward Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 332 students
72360 Highway 41
Pearl River, LA 70452
(985)863-7126 10.9 PK-5 332
We report on new legislation in Mississippi that allows students to pray publicly in their schools across the state. Now, schools must develop policies to allow for prayer – but the new law is loaded with controversy.
In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the financial impact of COVID-19 on public schools and what to expect in the future. We’ll talk about the effects of budget cuts and other challenges affecting the public school system for the remainder of this school year and into the next.
As the nation works to recover from COVID-19, parents wonder what the fall of 2020 holds in terms of the upcoming school year. Read on to learn some tips for preparing for potential challenges and to see the answers to some of the biggest questions being asked by parents of school-age children.