Westside Junior High School

12615 Burgess Ave.

Walker, LA 70875

Tel: (225)665-8259
  • Westside Junior High School serves 639 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Westside Junior High School operates within the Livingston Parish School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 639 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 639 students
Westside Junior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Westside Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Westside Junior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Westside Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Westside Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Westside Junior High School American Indian Students (2008-2009)
Asian
1%
2%
Westside Junior High School Asian Students (2012-2015)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Westside Junior High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
11%
44%
Westside Junior High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
85%
45%
Westside Junior High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Westside Junior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Westside Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.27 0.35
Westside Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
58%
Westside Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
6%
Westside Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Livingston Parish School District's student population of 25,754 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,323 in this district is less than the state average of $15,711. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,161 is less than the state average of $15,475. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Livingston Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
4
Number of Students Managed 25,754 1,685
Livingston Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $239 MM $27 MM
Livingston Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $235 MM $26 MM
Livingston Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,323 $15,711
Livingston Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,161 $15,475
Livingston Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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