Ouachita Junior High School

  • Ouachita Junior High School serves 938 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 71% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Ouachita Junior High School's student population of 938 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students938 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ouachita Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ouachita Junior High School is 0.44, which is more than 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#669 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
69%
44%
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White
29%
45%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.440.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ouachita Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOuachita Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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