Prairieville Middle School

4.25 5 1 (8 reviews)
16200 Hwy 930
Prairieville, LA 70769
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Prairieville Middle School serves 955 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 94% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Prairieville Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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Prairieville Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Prairieville Middle School's student population of 955 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students955 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Prairieville Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Prairieville Middle School is 0.45, 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 Testing Rank
#53 out of 1277 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
19%
43%
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White
72%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.450.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAscension Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Prairieville Middle School is Dutchtown High School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Galvez Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Grove Primary School (1.8 miles away)
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School Reviews

  4.25 out of 5  (8 reviews)
5  
The school has good clubs and teachers.
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5  
This is the best school in the world.
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5  
Prairieville middle school was the best I've ever attended great teacher's, awesome staff, and great guidelines.
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5  
Prairieville middle school is an amazing school and has great teachers. The teachers are not mean but are sometimes strict but that helps us focus better to where we can learn. This is a great school for children to go to and I recommend it.
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5  
This is my 3rd year at Prairieville Middle School, and I have loved every year! I have amazing teachers who help me whenever I need it, and great classmates. I know the lunches aren't likable, but that's not going to keep you from learning. Overall, Great teachers, great scores, great students, GREAT SCHOOL!
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5  
My son Has gone to Prairieville Middle for 3 years. We believe the school to be very good. He is doing quite well and thank his Teachers for all thier support. Yes we Have a a Few bumps in the road but we (Faculty, Teachers and his parents) all worked together for solutions to best help my son and his eductions.
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2  
Horrible school even though scores are good. No extracurriculars, if you want to do clubs, you go during classes, no choice whatsoever, HORRIBLE TEACHERS!!!!!!
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Teachers are mean. Students are treated like prison inmates. Administrators do not respect parents. Do not send your child to this school
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