Lavaca Middle School

  • Lavaca Middle School serves 261 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lavaca Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Lavaca Middle School's student population of 261 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students261 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lavaca Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Lavaca Middle School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank#321 out of 1008 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
13%
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Black
1%
20%
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White
81%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
9%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lavaca Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.330.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLavaca School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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