434 South Street
Paradis, LA 70080
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
J.b. Martin Middle School serves 875 students in grades 6-8.
J.b. Martin Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher 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 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

J.b. Martin Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

J.b. Martin Middle School's student population of 875 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
875 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

J.b. Martin Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 J.b. Martin Middle School is 0.46, 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
#269 out of 1267 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
22%
43%
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White
70%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 875 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Top 50%)

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