Port Barre Middle School

  • Port Barre Middle School serves 364 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 69% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Port Barre 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 top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Port Barre Middle School's student population of 364 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students364 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Port Barre 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Port Barre Middle School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank
40%
25%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Port Barre 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Port Barre 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Port Barre Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Port Barre Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Black
45%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Port Barre Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
55%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Port Barre Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Port Barre Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.500.35
This chart display the diversity score of Port Barre Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Port Barre Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Port Barre Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Landry Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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