Sixth Ward Middle School

1865 Choctaw Road
Thibodaux, LA 70301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sixth Ward Middle School serves 246 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 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 95% (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 97% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sixth Ward Middle School's student population of 246 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students246 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Sixth Ward 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 Sixth Ward Middle School is 0.21, 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
#30 out of 1277 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
5%
43%
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White
89%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.210.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafourche Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sixth Ward Middle School is Virtual Academy Of Lafourche (6.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is The Max Charter School (5.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Thibodaux The Max Charter School Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-8 | 120 students
    5.7 miles
    100 Afton Drive
    Thibodaux, LA 70310
    (985) 227-9500
    5.7 1-8 120
  • Thibodaux Virtual Academy Of Lafourche Charter School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 452 students
    6.0 miles
    639 Harrison Street
    Thibodaux, LA 70301
    (985) 446-2877
    6 K-12 452
  • Thibodaux Bayou Community Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 97% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-8 | 485 students
    6.1 miles
    800 East Seventh Street
    Thibodaux, LA 70301
    (985) 446-3011
    6.1 PK-8 485
  • Thibodaux East Thibodaux Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 302 students
    6.1 miles
    802 East Seventh Street
    Thibodaux, LA 70301
    (985) 446-5616
    6.1 6-8 302
  • Thibodaux Thibodaux Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 611 students
    6.1 miles
    700 East Seventh Street
    Thibodaux, LA 70301
    (985) 446-6116
    6.1 PK-1 611

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