William Pitcher Junior High School

415 South Jefferson Ave, Covington, LA 70433 | (985) 892-3021
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Student Enrollment: 340
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 415 South Jefferson Avenue, Covington, LA 70433
  • Principal or Admin: Jay Gaines
  • Fax: (985) 892-1188
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 340
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 32.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 172 (50.6%)
  • Females: 168 (49.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 33 (9.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 171 (50.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 204 (60.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
William Pitcher Junior High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.6%
Black11634.1%
Asian--
Hispanic113.2%
White21162.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For William Pitcher Junior High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade15746.2%
8th Grade18353.8%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 53%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:47%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 18 Years
  • Average Salary: $46,292
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
William Pitcher Junior High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$39,08220%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$48,09480%
Source: LA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that William Pitcher Junior High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on ECC, iLEAP, and LEAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

ECC - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
2010100.0%80.0%71.0%
2009100.0%74.0%67.0%
 

iLEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201074.0%80.0%68.0%
200972.0%74.0%62.0%
 
Math Test
201074.0%78.0%68.0%
200967.0%75.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201071.0%72.0%61.0%
200969.0%71.0%59.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201071.0%76.0%67.0%
200974.0%75.0%65.0%
 

LEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201061.0%73.0%61.0%
200961.0%76.0%62.0%
 
Math Test
201055.0%70.0%59.0%
200960.0%74.0%59.0%
 
Science Test
201065.0%69.0%53.0%
200971.0%72.0%55.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201066.0%74.0%57.0%
200964.0%75.0%58.0%
 
Source: LA Department of Education 2009-2010

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