Paragould Junior High School

Tel: (870)236-7744
Grades: 7-8

452 students

Paragould Junior High School serves 452 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Paragould Junior High School operates within the Paragould School District.

Overview

The student population of 452 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 452 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Students by Grade Paragould Junior High School Students 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 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Paragould Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2013)
Hispanic
5%
10%
Black
1%
22%
White
87%
64%
All Ethnic Groups Paragould Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Paragould Junior High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.24 0.30
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.
49%
52%
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%
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,974 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Paragould School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,974 938
Paragould   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $9 MM
Paragould   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $28 MM $10 MM
Paragould   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,372 $9,870
Paragould   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,675 $10,243
Paragould   School 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 Paragould High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Greene Co. Technical Intermediate 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 Students Grades
  • ParagouldParagould High School
    1701 West Court St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-7744
    0 mi | 795 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ParagouldWoodrow Wilson Elementary School
    900 West Emerson St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-6177
    0.5 mi | 383 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • ParagouldBaldwin Elementary School
    612 West Mueller St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-6369
    1 mi | 426 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • ParagouldGreene Co. Technical Primary School
    1300 South Rockingchair
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)215-4420
    2.4 mi | 911 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • ParagouldGreene Co. Technical High School
    5201 West Kingshwy
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)215-4460
    2.7 mi | 713 students | Gr. 10-12                      

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Did You Know?
Paragould, AR public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.12, which is lower than the Arkansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in Paragould is Woodrow Wilson Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.