Jena Junior High School

  • Jena Junior High School serves 330 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 79% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Jena Junior High School's student population of 330 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students330 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jena Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jena Junior High School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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#224 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jena Junior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
17%
44%
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White
80%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jena Junior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jena Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.330.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaSalle Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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