Hammond Westside Montessori

  • Hammond Westside Montessori serves 1,120 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (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 53% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Hammond Westside Montessori's student population of 1,120 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 88 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,120 students
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Total Classroom Teachers88 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hammond Westside Montessori's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hammond Westside Montessori is 0.56, which is more 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#1184 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
6%
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Black
58%
44%
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White
32%
45%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTangipahoa Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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