2600 Westpark Avenue
Hammond, LA 70403
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hammond Westside Montessori serves 1,127 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Hammond Westside Montessori 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 42% (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 51% (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 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Hammond Westside Montessori's student population of 1,127 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,127 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Hammond Westside Montessori 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 Westside Montessori is 0.57, 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 Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1075 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
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
5%
7%
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Black
58%
43%
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White
30%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 1,127 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 30%)

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