2389-a Hwy 1 South
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Lowery Middle School serves 308 students in grades 6-8.
Lowery Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Lowery Middle School's student population of 308 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
308 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Lowery Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lowery Middle School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1039 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
95%
42%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lowery Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

42% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% LA state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% LA state average).

How many students attend Lowery Middle School?

308 students attend Lowery Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

95% of Lowery Middle School students are Black, 2% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Lowery Middle School?

Lowery Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.

What grades does Lowery Middle School offer ?

Lowery Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Lowery Middle School part of?

Lowery Middle School is part of Ascension Parish School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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