Parks Middle School

1010-a St. Louis Drive
Saint Martinville, LA 70582
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 296 students in grades 4-8, Parks Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 296 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Bottom 50% in LA
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Parks Middle School's student population of 296 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
Total Students
296 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Parks Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,237 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Parks Middle School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (LA)
#721 out of 1237 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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22%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Parks Middle School 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 2020-21 school year data.
31%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Parks Middle School 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Parks Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Parks Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Parks Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
44%
42%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Parks Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
50%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Parks Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
0.56
This chart display the diversity score of Parks Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Parks Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Parks Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Parks Middle School's ranking?
Parks Middle School is ranked #721 out of 1,237 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
What schools are Parks Middle School often compared to?
Parks Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Parks Primary School, St. Martinville Junior High School, Teche Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
22% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% LA state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% LA state average).
How many students attend Parks Middle School?
296 students attend Parks Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Parks Middle School students are White, 44% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Parks Middle School?
Parks Middle School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.
What grades does Parks Middle School offer ?
Parks Middle School offers enrollment in grades 4-8
What school district is Parks Middle School part of?
Parks Middle School is part of St. Martin Parish School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 296 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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