Best Public Schools in Jena, LA


The city of Jena, Louisiana, is home to 5 schools serving grades K-12, including 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. The schools in this area demonstrate a mix of academic performance, with a few standout institutions leading the way.

Goodpine Middle School and Nebo Elementary School emerge as the top performers in the LaSalle Parish School District. Goodpine Middle School ranks 156 out of 730 Louisiana middle schools and boasts the lowest student-teacher ratio (12.1) in the district, while Nebo Elementary School achieved an impressive 100% proficiency in LEAP Mathematics for grades 3 and 4, significantly outperforming the state average.

In contrast, Jena High School and Jena Junior High School have seen more average performance, with Jena High School maintaining a 3-star rating from SchoolDigger and Jena Junior High School experiencing a decline in its ranking over the past few years. The schools also vary in their racial diversity, with Nebo Elementary School having a significantly higher percentage of white students (95.06%) compared to the other schools in the area.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Louisiana Dept of Education.

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