Pottsville Junior High School

Grades: 7-9

402 students

Pottsville Junior High School serves 402 students in grades 7-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Pottsville Junior High School operates within the Pottsville School District.

Overview

The student population of 402 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 402 students
Pottsville Junior High School Total Students (2007-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Pottsville Junior High School Total Teachers (2007-2013)
Students by Grade Pottsville 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 0.11 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 13:1
Pottsville Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (2007-2013)
Hispanic
5%
10%
Pottsville Junior High School Black Students (2007-2013)
White
94%
63%
Pottsville Junior High School White Students (2007-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Pottsville 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.
0.11 0.31
Pottsville Junior High School Diversity Score (2007-2013)
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.
29%
52%
Pottsville Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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.
10%
9%
Pottsville Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,662 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,406 is less than the state average of $9,870. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,300 is less than the state average of $10,243. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Pottsville School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,662 925
Pottsville   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $9 MM
Pottsville   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $14 MM $10 MM
Pottsville   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,406 $9,870
Pottsville   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,300 $10,243
Pottsville   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pottsville High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pottsville Middle Grade (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pottsville Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PottsvillePottsville Elementary School
    87 South B St
    PottsvilleAR 72858
    (479)968-2133
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-3 | 530 students                      
  • PottsvillePottsville Middle Grade
    6926 Sr 247
    PottsvilleAR 72858
    (479)890-6631
    0.1 mi | Gr. 4-6 | 386 students                      
  • PottsvillePottsville High School
    500 Apache Dr
    PottsvilleAR 72858
    (479)968-6334
    0.1 mi | Gr. 10-12 | 344 students                      
  • RussellvilleRussellville High School
    2203 South Knoxville
    RussellvilleAR 72802
    (479)968-3151
    3.9 mi | Gr. 10-12 | 1096 students                      
  • RussellvilleArea Career And Technical Center
    Vocational School
    2201 South Knoxville Ave
    RussellvilleAR 72811
    (479)968-5422
    Vocational School

    4 mi | Gr. 10-12 | n/a students                      

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