Natchitoches Junior High School

  • Natchitoches Junior High School serves 547 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (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 62% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Natchitoches Junior High 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Natchitoches Junior High School's student population of 547 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students547 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Natchitoches Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Natchitoches Junior High School is 0.17, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#1008 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
91%
43%
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White
6%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.170.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Natchitoches Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNatchitoches Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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