Ouachita Junior High School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
5500 Blanks Street
Monroe, LA 71203
Phone
(318) 345-5100
District
OUACHITA PARISH
County
OUACHITA PARISH
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
938
Classroom Teachers
61

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Louisiana

4

(10 is best)

Better than 30.7% of LA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

Ouachita Junior High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 21 32
Proficiency in Reading 23 35
Proficiency in Math 18 28

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 24 35
Proficiency in Reading 32 44
Proficiency in Math 15 26

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 36 37
Proficiency in Reading 53 46
Proficiency in Math 18.0 28

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.43
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.41
AVG FOR STATE 14.80
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 296 31.6%
Grade 7 348 37.1%
Grade 8 294 31.3%
Total 938 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 28.5% 61.5% 46.4%
Black 68.8% 34.3% 44.7%
Hispanic 1.7% 2.8% 6.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.0% 1.3% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 48.7% 53.4% 62.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 48.7% 48.9% 59.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 4.6% 3.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 107,495 4,659,978
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 179.5 106
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.0% 6.6%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.5% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.9% 33.8%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.0% 25.4%
65 OR OLDER 13.7% 14.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 39,389 1,736,021
Single Parent Households With Children 13.4% 13.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.5% 84.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 22.5% 23.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.2% 9.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.5% 12.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.4% 10.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.4% 16.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.4% 18.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.6% 17.8%
$15,000 or less 17.5% 15.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,457 $106,848,060 45.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $654 $12,805,320 5.4%
Staff $802 $15,703,160 6.6%
General Administration $101 $1,977,580 0.8%
School Administration $705 $13,803,900 5.8%
Operation $1,056 $20,676,480 8.7%
Transportation $575 $11,258,500 4.7%
Other $291 $5,697,780 2.4%
Total Support $4,182 $81,883,560 34.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,492 $48,793,360 20.5%
Total Expenditures $12,131 $237,524,980 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,935 $4,245,703,519 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $641 $458,566,866 5.4%
Staff $544 $389,085,668 4.6%
General Administration $312 $222,852,071 2.6%
School Administration $649 $464,515,222 5.4%
Operation $990 $708,073,570 8.3%
Transportation $594 $424,771,582 5.0%
Other $303 $216,868,838 2.5%
Total Support $4,032 $2,884,686,761 33.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,958 $1,400,912,764 16.4%
Total Expenditures $11,926 $8,531,367,597 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%