A commitment is a lifetime goal.  Youree Drive Middle AP Magnet School is a neighborhood school with a nationally recognized commitment to excellence.  This commitment is evidenced every day in an educational environment that has fostered a love for learning since 1959.

We are especially proud of the following accomplishments:

  • The first middle school in this school system to be selected as an outstanding middle school by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Winner of Shreveport Green’s Clean Campus Hall of Fame Award
  • Recipient of the National Grand Prize in Red Lobster’s Earth to Kids Partnership in Presentation Contest
  • Mayoral Proclamation declaring Youree Drive Middle School Day in Shreveport in recognition of environmental efforts
  • Recipient of numerous grants and awards for commitment to the environment
  • Participant in St. Jude’s Math-a-thon donating an average of $3,000 annually to the charity
  • Teachers of the Year in the CAE and Parish Middle School Recognition
  • Educators of Distinction in the La. PTA Recognition
  • Sweepstakes winner in the sixth grade, seventh grade and eighth grade State Academic Pentathlon competitions
  • Parish and Regional Students-of-the-Year
  • Numerous first and second place winners in citywide writing
  • Oratorical and art contests
  • Annual competitors in MathCounts
  • National PTA Relections Programs
  • Artbreak, LA Superintendent’s Writing Award State Finalist in 1993
  • Louisiana Student-of-the-Year State Finalist in 1993.
We offer many excellent programs!

Foreign Language (French)
Physical Education
Pep Squad/Cheerleaders
Broadcast Journalism (KYDS)