Barton Jr. High School

400 W Faulkner St
El Dorado, AR 71730
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Barton Jr. High School serves 633 students in grades 7-8.
Barton Jr. 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 633 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Barton Jr. High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

Barton Jr. High School's student population of 633 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
633 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Barton Jr. High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Barton Jr. High School is 0.63, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#545 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
14%
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Black
51%
20%
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White
33%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Barton Jr. High School's ranking?
Barton Jr. High School is ranked #545 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Barton Jr. High School often compared to?
Barton Jr. High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Washington Middle School, El Dorado High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 35% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Barton Jr. High School?
633 students attend Barton Jr. High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Barton Jr. High School students are Black, 33% of students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Barton Jr. High School?
Barton Jr. High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Barton Jr. High School offer ?
Barton Jr. High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Barton Jr. High School part of?
Barton Jr. High School is part of El Dorado School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 633 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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