Best Public Schools in Montgomery, LA


The city of Montgomery, Louisiana is home to two schools: Montgomery High School and Verda Elementary School. These schools serve students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, with over 75% of students qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch at both schools.

While Montgomery High School has a higher student enrollment of 249 students, it has a higher student-teacher ratio of 17.2 compared to Verda Elementary's 13.7, the lowest in the Grant Parish School District. This suggests that Verda Elementary may provide a more personalized learning environment for its 233 students. Academically, Verda Elementary's proficiency rates in LEAP Mathematics and English Language Arts are mostly on par with or slightly above the Grant Parish and Louisiana state averages, while Montgomery High School's proficiency rates are generally lower than the district and state averages.

The racial makeup of the schools also differs, with Verda Elementary School having a higher percentage of white students (84.55%) compared to Montgomery High School (77.91%). This highlights the need to further investigate the factors influencing the academic performance of these schools and ensure equitable educational outcomes for all students in the Montgomery 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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