Hammond Eastside Magnet

45050 River Road
Hammond, LA 70401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Hammond Eastside Magnet serves 1,226 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 71% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Hammond Eastside Magnet placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Hammond Eastside Magnet places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Hammond Eastside Magnet's student population of 1,226 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,226 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

Hammond Eastside Magnet 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 Hammond Eastside Magnet is 0.60, 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
#738 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
42%
43%
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White
47%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.600.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTangipahoa 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 Hammond Eastside Magnet is Hammond High Magnet School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Champ Cooper Elementary School (3.3 miles away)
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