North Desoto Middle School 6-8

  • North Desoto Middle School 6-8 serves 593 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (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 83% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • North Desoto Middle School 6-8's student population of 593 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students593 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Desoto Middle School 6-8's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Desoto Middle School 6-8 is 0.36, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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#199 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Desoto Middle School 6-8 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Desoto Middle School 6-8 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of North Desoto Middle School 6-8 and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in North Desoto Middle School 6-8 and percentage of American Indian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
6%
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Black
18%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in North Desoto Middle School 6-8 and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
78%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in North Desoto Middle School 6-8 and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Desoto Middle School 6-8.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.360.36
This chart display the diversity score of North Desoto Middle School 6-8 and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Desoto Middle School 6-8 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Desoto Middle School 6-8 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 NameDeSoto Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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