Park Forest Middle School

  • Park Forest Middle School serves 707 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (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 26% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Park Forest Middle School's student population of 707 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students707 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Park Forest Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Park Forest Middle School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. 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#1203 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
6%
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Black
87%
44%
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White
2%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Park Forest Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.240.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
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 Park Forest Middle 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 NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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