Arthur A. Richards Junior High School

Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Arthur A. Richards Junior High School serves 262 students in grades 7-8.
Arthur A. Richards Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virgin Islands for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (which is equal to the Virgin Islands state average of 91%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is lower than the Virgin Islands state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Virgin Islands state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virgin Islands state average of 98% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Arthur A. Richards Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virgin Islands for:

School Overview

Arthur A. Richards Junior High School's student population of 262 students has declined by 36% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Arthur A. Richards Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 27 schools in Virgin Islands (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Arthur A. Richards Junior High School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VI)
Overall Testing Rank
#18 out of 27 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
91%
91%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Arthur A. Richards Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virgin Islands by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
78%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arthur A. Richards Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virgin Islands by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:111:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Arthur A. Richards Junior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Virgin Islands by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
26%
20%
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Black
72%
77%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Arthur A. Richards Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virgin Islands by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
2%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
n/a
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Diversity Score
0.420.37
This chart display the diversity score of Arthur A. Richards Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Virgin Islands by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
99%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Arthur A. Richards Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virgin Islands by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSaint Croix School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Arthur A. Richards Junior High School is St. Croix Educational Complex Vocational School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John H. Woodson Junior High School (7.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Claude O. Markoe Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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