J.a. Fair High School

J.a. Fair High School serves 872 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
J.a. Fair High School operates within the Little Rock School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 872 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 872 students
J.a. Fair High School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
J.a. Fair High School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2013)
Students by Grade J.a. Fair High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 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 12:1 13:1
J.a. Fair High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2013)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Black
87%
22%
White
5%
64%
All Ethnic Groups J.a. Fair High School Sch Ethnicity J.a. Fair 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.
70%
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.
10%
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,844 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Little Rock School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
3
Number of Students Managed 27,844 938
Little Rock   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 66% 76%
Little Rock   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $326 MM $9 MM
Little Rock   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $342 MM $10 MM
Little Rock   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,453 $9,870
Little Rock   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,064 $10,243
Little Rock   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 Parkview Magnet High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Arkansas Virtual Academy Junior (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is David O'dodd Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Little RockDavid O'dodd Elementary School
    6423 Stagecoach Rd
    Little RockAR 72204
    (501)447-4300
    1.5 mi | 358 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Little RockRomine Interdist. Elementary School
    3400 Romine Rd
    Little RockAR 72204
    (501)447-6300
    2 mi | 391 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Little RockArkansas Virtual Academy Junior
    Charter School
    10802 Executive Ctr Dr
    Little RockAR 72211
    (501)664-4225
    Charter School

    2.5 mi | 73 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • Little RockArkansas Virtual Academy
    Charter School
    10802 Executive Ctr Dr
    Little RockAR 72211
    (501)664-4225
    Charter School

    2.5 mi | 427 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Little RockParkview Magnet High School
    Magnet School
    2501 Barrow Rd
    Little RockAR 72204
    (501)447-2300
    Magnet School

    2.8 mi | 1065 students | Gr. 9-12                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 14, 2015 - When my baby girl got stabbed with a Popsicle stick in some non since gang activities the loving and caring principle pulled the evil child off my baby girl. I was called immediately and the school handled it very professionally by giving the other girl a WHOLE week on detention hall (Which has a very deserving punishment). Then after all that i sought after the opportunity to follow that devil child to her mama's car and me and my gurl Quonda beat the devil out of that devil child. ON MY HOOD, that school knows how to alert the parent of the students so they can handle the problem themselves, the way it should be. - Posted by Parent

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Did You Know?
Little Rock, 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 0.41, which is higher than the Arkansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in Little Rock is Lisa Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arkansas or national school diversity statistics.