Scott Middle School

  • Scott Middle School serves 524 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (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.
  • Scott 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 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Scott Middle School's student population of 524 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students524 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Scott 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 diversity score of Scott Middle School is 0.64, which is more 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#850 out of 1277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
7%
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Black
38%
43%
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White
45%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Scott Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.640.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Scott Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2014-15 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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