Arab Junior High School

  • Arab Junior High School serves 553 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Arab Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Arab Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Arab Junior High School's student population of 553 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students553 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Arab Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arab Junior High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#170 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Arab Junior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
95%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arab Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.100.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arab Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArab City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arab Arab Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: 3-5 | 547 students
    1.5 miles
    241 8th Ave Ne
    Arab, AL 35016
    (256)586-6085
    1.5 3-5 547
  • Arab Arab High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 780 students
    1.6 miles
    511 Arabian Dr Ne
    Arab, AL 35016
    (256)586-6026
    1.6 9-12 780
  • Arab Arab Primary School Charter School
    Grades: PK-2 | 660 students
    1.6 miles
    121 Mimosa St Ne
    Arab, AL 35016
    (256)586-6005
    1.6 PK-2 660
  • Arab Grassy Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: 3-5 | 240 students
    4.5 miles
    2233 Shoal Creek Rd
    Arab, AL 35016
    (256)753-2246
    4.5 3-5 240
  • Baileyton Parkside Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 320 students
    6.4 miles
    12431 Al Highway 69 N
    Baileyton, AL 35019
    (256)796-5568
    6.4 K-8 320

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