308 W Vine
Searcy, AR 72143
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Ahlf Junior High School serves 652 students in grades 7-8.
Ahlf Junior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 652 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ahlf Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Ahlf Junior High School's student population of 652 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
652 students
This chart display total students of Ahlf Junior High School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Ahlf Junior High School
Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Ahlf Junior High School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Ahlf Junior High School by grade.

School Rankings

Ahlf Junior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ahlf Junior High School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#206 out of 998 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Ahlf Junior High School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ahlf Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ahlf Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ahlf Junior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ahlf Junior High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ahlf Junior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
11%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ahlf Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
71%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ahlf Junior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ahlf Junior High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ahlf Junior High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score
0.47
This chart display the diversity score of Ahlf Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ahlf Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ahlf Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Ahlf Junior High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

What does the Country's Most Expensive School Look Like?
What does the Country's Most Expensive School Look Like?
Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools win the award for the country’s most expensive campus, clocking in at a price tag of one-half of a billion dollars. Take a walk down the hall to experience the priciest public school in America.
Detroit Schools: District Is Failing Its Students According To Test Scores
Detroit Schools: District Is Failing Its Students According To Test Scores
We report on dismal math and reading test scores of Detroit public school students and what’s being done to bring scores up to par.
Teaching: Using Virtual Reality
August 05, 2022
Teaching: Using Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality can enhance your lessons safely and efficiently. Virtual reality allows your students to explore worlds they might not otherwise see. We offer some suggestions on how to use VR in your classrooom.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 652 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Related School Videos

Quick Links