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K-12 EDUCATION

Harry M. Hurst Middle School

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Located in St. Charles Parish, Harry M. Hurst Middle School in Destrehan is a 6th-through-8th-grade school that received an A rating from the Louisiana Department of Education for 2014-15.

In addition to reading, writing, math, science and social studies, Hurst students take courses in choir, band, art, theater, technology and physical education. Fine arts programming includes:

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Drama club
  • Marching and concert band   
  • Performance choir

Other clubs and activities at Harry M. Hurst Middle School include 4-H, cheerleading, dance team, Math Counts competitive math, Beta Club and student council. Members of Hurst’s Green Team harvest vegetables grown in the school garden. Baseball, basketball, football, softball, volleyball and track are part of the competitive athletics program offered at Hurst.

Photo Credit: Harry M. Hurst Middle School