Herndon Magnet School

11845 Gamm Road
Belcher, LA 71004
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Herndon Magnet School serves 742 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Herndon Magnet School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 93% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Herndon Magnet School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Herndon Magnet School's student population of 742 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students742 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Herndon Magnet School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Herndon Magnet School is 0.34, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#61 out of 1277 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
15%
43%
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White
80%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.340.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCaddo Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Herndon Magnet School is North Caddo High School (8.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is North Caddo Elementary-middle School (8.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Vivian North Caddo High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 397 students
    8.1 miles
    201 Airport Drive
    Vivian, LA 71082
    (318) 375-3258
    8.1 9-12 397
  • Vivian North Caddo Elementary-middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 756 students
    8.4 miles
    100 W Kentucky
    Vivian, LA 71082
    (318) 375-3271
    8.4 PK-8 756
  • Mooringsport Mooringsport Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 318 students
    9.6 miles
    602 Latimer Street
    Mooringsport, LA 71060
    (318) 222-5214
    9.6 PK-5 318
  • Benton Benton Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 606 students
    11.4 miles
    562 Highway 162
    Benton, LA 71006
    (318) 549-5170
    11.4 K-5 606
  • Benton Benton High School Math: 87% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 8-12 | 1,139 student
    11.9 miles
    6136 Highway 3
    Benton, LA 71006
    (318) 549-5240
    11.9 8-12 1,139

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