Harry S. Truman Middle School

  • Harry S. Truman Middle School serves 546 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 48% (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 47% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Harry S. Truman Middle 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 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Harry S. Truman Middle School's student population of 546 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students546 students
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School Comparison

  • Harry S. Truman Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The diversity score of Harry S. Truman Middle School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. 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#1052 out of 1278 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
6%
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Black
61%
44%
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White
18%
45%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harry S. Truman Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.580.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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