John Q. Adams Middle School

  • John Q. Adams Middle School serves 808 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (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 50% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • John Q. Adams Middle School's student population of 808 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students808 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Q. Adams Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Q. Adams Middle School is 0.71, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#938 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of John Q. Adams Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of John Q. Adams Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in John Q. Adams Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
5%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in John Q. Adams Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
38%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in John Q. Adams Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
30%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in John Q. Adams Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
25%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in John Q. Adams Middle 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
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John Q. Adams Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.710.61
This chart display the diversity score of John Q. Adams Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in John Q. Adams Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in John Q. Adams 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 NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Adams is a great school. Academically it is one of the highest in the state..I would highly recommed it.
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