Paragould Junior High School

Paragould Junior High School serves 456 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AR average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Paragould Junior High School operates within the Paragould School District.

School Overview

The student population of 456 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 456 students
Paragould Junior High School Total Students (2000-2014)
Gender % Paragould Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Paragould Junior High School Total Teachers (2000-2014)
Students by Grade Paragould Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Paragould Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2014)
Hispanic
5%
11%
Paragould Junior High School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
1%
21%
Paragould Junior High School Black Students (2003-2014)
White
92%
63%
Paragould Junior High School White Students (2000-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Paragould Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.15 0.55
Paragould Junior High School Diversity Score (2000-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
48%
52%
Paragould Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
10%
Paragould Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Paragould School District's student population of 3,079 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,901 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Paragould School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,079 832
Paragould   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $28 MM n/a
Paragould   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $29 MM n/a
Paragould   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,901 n/a
Paragould   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,133 n/a
Paragould   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Paragould High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Green Co. Technical Junior High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodrow Wilson Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ParagouldParagould High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 821 students
    0 miles
    1701 West Court St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-7744
    09-12821
  • ParagouldWoodrow Wilson Elementary School
    Grades: 2-4 | 206 students
    0.5 miles
    900 West Emerson St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-6177
    0.52-4206
  • ParagouldBaldwin Elementary School
    Grades: 2-4 | 236 students
    1 miles
    612 West Mueller St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-6369
    12-4236
  • ParagouldParagould Primary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 617 students
    1 miles
    1510 Country Club Rd
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-5811
    1PK-1617
  • ParagouldGreene Co. Technical Primary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 764 students
    2.4 miles
    1300 South Rockingchair
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)215-4420
    2.4PK-1764

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