Morris Jeff Community School

  • Morris Jeff Community School serves 876 students in grades Prekindergarten-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 76% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Morris Jeff Community 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Morris Jeff Community School's student population of 876 students has grown by 42% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-9
Total Students876 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morris Jeff Community School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Morris Jeff Community School is 0.62, 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 School Rank (16-17)#622 out of 1278 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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Hispanic
14%
7%
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Black
53%
44%
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White
29%
44%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.620.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMorris Jeff Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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