N.s.u. Middle Lab School

  • N.s.u. Middle Lab School serves 176 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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N.s.u. Middle Lab School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • N.s.u. Middle Lab School's student population of 176 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students176 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • N.s.u. Middle Lab School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of N.s.u. Middle Lab School is 0.40, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#29 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
15%
44%
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White
76%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.400.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNatchitoches Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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