Jewel M. Sumner Middle School

  • Jewel M. Sumner Middle School serves 322 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 77% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Jewel M. Sumner Middle School's student population of 322 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students322 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jewel M. Sumner Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jewel M. Sumner Middle School is 0.56, which is more 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#610 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
6%
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Black
40%
44%
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White
53%
45%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jewel M. Sumner Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTangipahoa Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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