600 S Ellen Dr
Ashdown, AR 71822
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Ashdown Junior High School serves 329 students in grades 6-8.
Ashdown Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ashdown Junior High School's student population of 329 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Ashdown Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Ashdown Junior High School is 0.56, 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
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#609 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
14%
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Black
28%
20%
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White
60%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

How many students attend Ashdown Junior High School?

329 students attend Ashdown Junior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

60% of Ashdown Junior High School students are White, 28% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Ashdown Junior High School?

Ashdown Junior High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Ashdown Junior High School offer ?

Ashdown Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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