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 grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 444 students
Paragould Junior High School Total Students (1999-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Paragould Junior High School Total Teachers (1999-2013)
Students by Grade Paragould Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 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
Paragould Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2013)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Paragould Junior High School Black Students (1999-2013)
Black
1%
23%
Paragould Junior High School Black Students (2003-2013)
White
89%
63%
Paragould Junior High School White Students (1999-2013)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Paragould Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.20 0.31
Paragould Junior High School Diversity Score (1999-2013)
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.
50%
52%
Paragould Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2013)
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.
13%
9%
Paragould Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,904 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,372 is less than the state average of $9,870. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,675 is less than the state average of $10,243. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Paragould School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,904 925
Paragould   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $9 MM
Paragould   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $28 MM $10 MM
Paragould   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,372 $9,870
Paragould   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,675 $10,243
Paragould   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 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 Grades Students
  • ParagouldParagould High School
    1701 West Court St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-7744
    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 808 students                      
  • ParagouldWoodrow Wilson Elementary School
    900 West Emerson St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-6177
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 375 students                      
  • ParagouldBaldwin Elementary School
    612 West Mueller St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-6369
    1 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 420 students                      
  • ParagouldGreene Co. Technical Primary School
    1300 South Rockingchair
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)215-4420
    2.4 mi | Gr. PK-1 | 751 students                      
  • ParagouldGreene Co. Technical High School
    5201 West Kingshwy
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)215-4460
    2.7 mi | Gr. 10-12 | 746 students                      

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