North Desoto Middle School 6-8
North Desoto Middle School 6-8 serves 586 students in grades 6-8.
North Desoto Middle School 6-8 placed in the top 20% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).
- Grades: 6-8
- Students: 586 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
- Minority Enrollment: 28%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in LA
- Math Proficiency: 83% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 89% (Top 10%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education
North Desoto Middle School 6-8 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
North Desoto Middle School 6-8's student population of 586 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
North Desoto Middle School 6-8 is ranked within the top 20% 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 North Desoto Middle School 6-8 is 0.44, 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
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#154 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education
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