Opelousas Junior High School serves 427 students in grades 7-8.
Opelousas 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 4% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 29%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 12% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 40%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 7-8
- Enrollment: 427 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 96%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in LA
- Math Proficiency: 4% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 12% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education
Opelousas Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Opelousas Junior High School's student population of 427 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Opelousas Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,237 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Opelousas Junior High School is 0.12, 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
#1200 out of 1237 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Opelousas Junior High School's ranking?
Opelousas Junior High School is ranked #1200 out of 1,237 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
What schools are Opelousas Junior High School often compared to?
Opelousas Junior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Eunice Junior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
4% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% LA state average), while 12% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% LA state average).
How many students attend Opelousas Junior High School?
427 students attend Opelousas Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Opelousas Junior High School students are Black, 4% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Opelousas Junior High School?
Opelousas Junior High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.
What grades does Opelousas Junior High School offer ?
Opelousas Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Opelousas Junior High School part of?
Opelousas Junior High School is part of St. Landry Parish School District.
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