J.h. Williams Middle School

1105 Prairie Avenue
Abbeville, LA 70510
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
J.h. Williams Middle School serves 544 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 15:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

J.h. Williams Middle School's student population of 544 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Rankings

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 0.60, 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
#857 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
57%
43%
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White
27%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.600.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVermilion Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to J.h. Williams Middle School is Abbeville High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Erath Middle School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James A. Herod Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Abbeville James A. Herod Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 444 students
    1.0 miles
    120 Odea Street
    Abbeville, LA 70510
    (337) 893-4258
    1 3-5 444
  • Abbeville Abbeville High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 659 students
    1.3 miles
    1305 Wildcat Dr
    Abbeville, LA 70510
    (337) 893-1874
    1.3 9-12 659
  • Abbeville Eaton Park Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 512 students
    1.3 miles
    1502 Sylvester Street
    Abbeville, LA 70510
    (337) 893-4978
    1.3 PK-2 512
  • Abbeville Leblanc Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 693 students
    4.7 miles
    4511 East La Highway 338
    Abbeville, LA 70510
    (337) 937-8110
    4.7 PK-5 693
  • Abbeville Meaux Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 447 students
    4.7 miles
    12419 La Highway 696
    Abbeville, LA 70510
    (337) 893-3901
    4.7 PK-5 447

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