Harry M. Hurst Middle School

  • Harry M. Hurst Middle School serves 674 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Harry M. Hurst Middle School operates within the St. Charles Parish School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 674 students has grown by 44% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 41% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 674 students
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Harry M. Hurst Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Harry M. Hurst Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School American Indian Students (2011-2013)
Asian
1%
2%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
7%
6%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
26%
44%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
63%
45%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2011)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Harry M. Hurst Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.35
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
38%
58%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Harry M. Hurst Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • St. Charles Parish School District's student population of 9,478 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,507 is higher than the state average of $15,711. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,418 is higher than the state average of $15,475. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name St. Charles Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed 9,478 1,685
St. Charles Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $159 MM $27 MM
St. Charles Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $178 MM $26 MM
St. Charles Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,507 $15,711
St. Charles Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,418 $15,475
St. Charles Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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