Westside Junior High School

12615 Burgess Ave

Walker, LA 70785

Tel: (225)665-8259
Grades 6-8
618 students
Westside Junior High School serves 618 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Westside Junior High School operates within the Livingston Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 618 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 618 students
Westside Junior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Westside Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Westside Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
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 0.25 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 (1988-2014)
Hispanic
5%
5%
Westside Junior High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
9%
44%
Westside Junior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
86%
46%
Westside Junior High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.25 0.35
Westside Junior High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
45%
60%
Westside Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
10%
7%
Westside Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Livingston Parish School District's student population of 25,603 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,209 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,821 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Livingston Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
5
Number of Students Managed 25,603 2,019
Livingston Parish School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $224 MM $30 MM
Livingston Parish School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $239 MM $31 MM
Livingston Parish School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,209 $13,503
Livingston Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,821 $14,322
Livingston Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Walker High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Walker Freshman High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walker Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WalkerWalker High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 1073 students
    0 miles
    12646 Burgess Ave
    WalkerLA 70785
    (225)664-4825
    010-121073
  • WalkerWalker Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 578 students
    0.5 miles
    13327 Wildcat Dr
    WalkerLA 70785
    (225)665-5534
    0.5PK-5578
  • WalkerWalker Freshman High School
    Grades: 9 | 441 students
    0.7 miles
    13443 Burgess Ave
    WalkerLA 70785
    (225)665-8970
    0.79441
  • WalkerPine Ridge SchoolSpecial Education School
    Grades: 5-12 | 29 students
    1.2 miles
    30228 Travis St
    WalkerLA 70785
    (225)-66-4-48
    1.25-1229
  • WalkerSouth Walker Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 749 students
    1.9 miles
    13745 Milton Ln
    WalkerLA 70785
    (225)665-0446
    1.9PK-5749

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