J.h. Williams Middle School
J.h. Williams Middle School serves 565 students in grades 6-8.
J.h. Williams 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (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 68% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 565 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 74%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in LA
- Math Proficiency: 47% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 68% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education
J.h. Williams Middle School's student population of 565 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 39% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
J.h. Williams Middle School 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 J.h. Williams Middle School is 0.63, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#857 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education
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