Top 10 Best St. John The Baptist Parish Public Middle Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public middle schools serving 3,978 students in St. John The Baptist Parish, LA. The top ranked public middle schools in St. John The Baptist Parish, LA are John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School, West St. John Elementary School (k-7) and Emily C. Watkins Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
St. John The Baptist Parish, LA public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Louisiana public middle school average of 60%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 69% statewide average). Middle schools in St. John The Baptist Parish have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Louisiana public middle schools.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public middle school average of 55% (majority Black).

Top St. John The Baptist Parish Public Middle Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    182 West Fifth Street
    La Place, LA 70068
    (985) 651-3700

    Grades: K-8 | 457 students
  • Rank: #22.
    West St. John Elementary School (k-7) Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2555 La Hwy. 18
    Edgard, LA 70049
    (985) 497-3347

    Grades: PK-7 | 302 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Emily C. Watkins Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    938 La Highway 628
    La Place, LA 70068
    (985) 652-1593

    Grades: PK-8 | 502 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3328 Hwy 51
    La Place, LA 70068
    (985) 652-2003

    Grades: PK-8 | 675 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Laplace Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    393 Greenwood Drive
    La Place, LA 70068
    (985) 652-5552

    Grades: K-8 | 1,044 student
  • Rank: #66.
    Garyville/mt. Airy Math & Science Magnet Schl. Math: 55% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    240 Hwy 54
    Garyville, LA 70051
    (985) 535-5400

    Grades: K-8 | 377 students
  • Rank: #77.
    East St. John Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 Ory Drive
    La Place, LA 70068
    (985) 536-8450

    Grades: 5-8 | 426 students
  • Rank: #88.
    West St. John High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    480 La Hwy 3127
    Edgard, LA 70049
    (985) 497-3271

    Grades: 8-12 | 195 students
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