1865 Choctaw Road
Thibodaux, LA 70301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Sixth Ward Middle School serves 285 students in grades 6-8.
Sixth Ward 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 95% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 57% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Sixth Ward Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

Sixth Ward Middle School's student population of 285 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 32% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Sixth Ward Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sixth Ward Middle School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#61 out of 1267 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
5%
42%
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White
87%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.24
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 285 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in LA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 95% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24

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