Paul Breaux Middle School

  • Paul Breaux Middle School serves 739 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Paul Breaux Middle 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Paul Breaux Middle School's student population of 739 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 36% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students739 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Paul Breaux Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Paul Breaux Middle School is 0.51, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#904 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Paul Breaux 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paul Breaux 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Paul Breaux Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
64%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Paul Breaux Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
29%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Paul Breaux Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.510.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Paul Breaux 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafayette Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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