Abita Springs Middle School

72079 Maple St, Abita Springs, LA 70420 | (985) 892-2070
  • Grades: 4-6
  • Student Enrollment: 473
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4 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: P.o. Box 217, Abita Springs, LA 70420
  • Principal or Admin: Donna Forrest
  • Fax: (985) 893-2304
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: 473
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 27.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 229 (48.4%)
  • Females: 244 (51.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 57 (12.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 180 (38.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 237 (50.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Abita Springs Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Abita Springs Middle School
  Number Percent
4th Grade17035.9%
5th Grade13729.0%
6th Grade16635.1%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 74%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:26%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $43,672
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Abita Springs Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$38,49230%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$45,93870%
Source: LA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 4

4 out of 5 | 1 Review
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1 review for Abita Springs Middle School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on January 20, 2012
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Engaged children. Wonderful place for your children. My three siblings and I all attended this school and have great memories and built a firm foundation of education.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Abita Springs Middle School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on iLEAP and LEAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

iLEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

English Language Arts Test
Math Test
Science Test
Social Studies Test

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

English Language Arts Test
Math Test
Science Test
Social Studies Test

LEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

English Language Arts Test
Math Test
Science Test
Social Studies Test
Source: LA Department of Education 2009-2010

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