Westdale Middle School

  • Westdale Middle School serves 930 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Westdale Middle School's student population of 930 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students930 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westdale Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westdale Middle School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. 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#579 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
6%
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Black
72%
44%
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White
12%
45%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westdale Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.450.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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