Morgan City Junior High School

  • Morgan City Junior High School serves 499 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Morgan City Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Morgan City Junior High School's student population of 499 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students499 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morgan City Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Morgan City Junior High 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#612 out of 1277 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
21%
7%
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Black
27%
43%
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White
42%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.710.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Mary Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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