Paragould Junior High School

Grades: 7-8

444 students

Paragould Junior High School serves 444 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% 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.

Overview

The student population of 444 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 444 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
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 0.20 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
Hispanic
6%
10%
Black
1%
23%
White
89%
63%
Two or more races
4%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.20 0.31
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.
50%
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.
13%
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,904 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Paragould School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,904 925
District Total Revenue $27 MM $9 MM
District Spending $28 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,372 $9,870
District Spending / Student $9,675 $10,243
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 | 808 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ParagouldWoodrow Wilson Elementary School
    900 West Emerson St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-6177
    0.5 mi | 375 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • ParagouldBaldwin Elementary School
    612 West Mueller St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-6369
    1 mi | 420 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • ParagouldGreene Co. Technical Primary School
    1300 South Rockingchair
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)215-4420
    2.4 mi | 751 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • ParagouldGreene Co. Technical High School
    5201 West Kingshwy
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)215-4460
    2.7 mi | 746 students | Gr. 10-12                      

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