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Edgar Martin Middle School

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Edgar Martin Middle School is an A-rated 4th-through-8th-grade campus in the heart of Lafayette. It has been honored as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education. In 2013, one of its eighth graders was a Louisiana Student of the Year finalist for outstanding academic performance. The school also earned 10 out of 10 bonus points from the state in 2013 for helping struggling students achieve academic success.

In addition to overall achievement, several student organizations within Edgar Martin Middle School received statewide attention. Regional winners include the school's 30-member jazz band, concert band and Junior Quiz Bowl team. Edgar Martin was also among the top three finishers in the statewide Hands-on Equation algebra competition at the University of Louisiana Lafayette.

Students can participate in sports and extracurricular programs including a football team, an after-school bowling club, an art club, a Renaissance community-service chapter and more.