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 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 456 students
Paragould Junior High School Total Students (1999-2014)
Gender % Paragould Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Paragould Junior High School Total Teachers (1999-2014)
Students by Grade Paragould Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.31. 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 (1999-2014)
Hispanic
5%
11%
Paragould Junior High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
1%
21%
Paragould Junior High School Black Students (2003-2014)
White
92%
63%
Paragould Junior High School White Students (1999-2014)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Paragould Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Paragould Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.31
Paragould Junior High School Diversity Score (1999-2014)
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 (1999-2014)
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 (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,079 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,901 is less than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,133 is less than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Paragould School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,079 953
Paragould   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $10 MM
Paragould   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $29 MM $10 MM
Paragould   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,901 $10,220
Paragould   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,133 $10,673
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 students1701 West Court St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-7744
    09-12821
  • ParagouldWoodrow Wilson Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 2-4 | 206 students900 West Emerson St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-6177
    0.52-4206
  • ParagouldBaldwin Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: 2-4 | 236 students612 West Mueller St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-6369
    12-4236
  • ParagouldParagould Primary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-1 | 617 students1510 Country Club Rd
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-5811
    1PK-1617
  • ParagouldGreene Co. Technical Primary School
    2.4 miles | Grades: PK-1 | 764 students1300 South Rockingchair
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)215-4420
    2.4PK-1764

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