Prairieville Middle School

  • Prairieville Middle School serves 920 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 91% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 93% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Prairieville Middle School's student population of 920 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students920 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prairieville Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prairieville Middle School is 0.43, 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#70 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Prairieville 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
19%
44%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Prairieville Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
73%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Prairieville Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prairieville Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.430.61
This chart display the diversity score of Prairieville Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Prairieville Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prairieville Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAscension Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  3.80 out of 5  (5 reviews)
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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2  
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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