Westside Junior High School

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12615 Burgess Ave

Walker, LA 70785

(225) 665-8259

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 642

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Westside Junior High School

Teachers do not use the means they have to communicate with parent about homework and grades

Posted by a parent on 04/28/14

this school does NOT protect their students from bullies. This school district has disrespectable students that have no respect for authority. My daughter had perfume sprayed on her in class and on the bus and was picked on to the point she had a panic attack and inhalation damage from the perfume. Horrible ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/23/13

My daughter has been an "A" average student since starting this school. I think they are providing a great education for those that are willing to work for it. I wish there were more extra curricular activities though. Also, we despise the dress code. This year they decided that there wasn't enough ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/02/10

I don't really think this school is right for my son because they don't take care of the kids who bully my son and they don't really clean the bathroom smell and they don't upgrade this school so almost everything outside is rusty which is unsanitary for kids they also need to pay attention to the kids ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/16/10

While I was in the military, my children had the opportunity to attend one of the top school districts in California. My son was a straight 'A' student there. This is his first year at this school and while his grades are good he brought home an 'F' on one of his progress reports and has two 'C's' on ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/30/10

Westside is a great school! The faculty are wonderful and they really care about our kids.

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

My daughter is going to this school from a different state. She has been treated very well. She adapted most definitly! Thank you teachers and staff for making this a good experience. I disagree with the other parent. This school has way more extra-curricular ativities than her other school. We love ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/17/08

On the whole, the school is great, there are not enough extra curricular activities. The special education is severely lacking for students with emotional disturbed disabilities and tends to be disorganized in the special education department.

Posted by a parent on 01/09/08

Westside has a very young Principal that we, as parents, worried would not be good. He is great!! He has control of his school. Though he is thought of as being tough, he is great. I am proud of our school and its staff.

Posted by a parent on 04/06/04

I have a child that still attend my other child is now in High School...This school has been great..great teachers and staff. Thanks for caring for our children and not only being a teacher but a friend as well.

Posted by a parent on 10/23/03

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Test scores for Westside Junior High School

LEAP 21* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Westside Junior High School
Livingston Parish School Board
* In 2011-2012 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.

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Walker schools — Westside Junior High School is located at 12615 Burgess Ave, Walker LA 70785. 12615 Burgess Ave is in the 70785 ZIP code in Walker, LA The school district for Westside Junior High School is the Livingston Parish School Board. Westside Junior High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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