2535 Hwy. 171
Stonewall, LA 71078
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
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).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • 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

Top Rankings

North Desoto Middle School 6-8 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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Attribute

School Overview

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.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
586 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

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
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#154 out of 1267 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
20%
42%
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White
72%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 586 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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