Port Allen Middle School

  • Port Allen Middle School serves 223 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (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 69% (which is equal to the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Port Allen Middle School's student population of 223 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students223 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Port Allen Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Port Allen Middle School is 0.31, 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#920 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
6%
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Black
82%
44%
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White
13%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Port Allen Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.310.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Baton Rouge Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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