45168 River Road
Hammond, LA 70401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Hammond High Magnet School serves 1,434 students in grades 8-12.
Hammond High Magnet 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Hammond High Magnet School's student population of 1,434 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Total Students
1,434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
82 teachers
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School Rankings

Hammond High Magnet School is ranked within the bottom 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 Hammond High Magnet School is 0.61, which is equal to 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
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1005 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
52%
43%
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White
35%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
71%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Students: 1,434 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 71% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 20%)

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