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Woodlawn Middle School

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Posted May 16, 2012

DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILDREN HERE!!! We had the worst experience this year. My son was in the 6th grade at Woodlawn and was miserable! I went to the school to talk to the principal about bullying. I got the "boys will be boys" speech. They do not encourage academics as much as sports. If your child does not play on a sports team there, they have no time for you or your child. Please, please, please think hard about moving to this area or look into home school.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 70% in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 65% in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
81%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
84%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 62% in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
77%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
76%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 69% in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
74%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
81%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) to assess students in grades 4 and 8 in math, English language arts, science and social studies. The LEAP 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 96% 47%
Black 2% 45%
Hispanic 2% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 47%N/A67%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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175 Woodlawn School Road
West Monroe, LA 71292
Phone: (318) 325-1575

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