Central Junior High School

  • Central Junior High School serves 927 students in grades 8-10.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Central Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • Central Junior High School's student population of 927 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-10
Total Students927 students
This chart display total students of Central Junior High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Central Junior High School
Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Central Junior High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Central Junior High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Central Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Junior High School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#197 out of 999 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Central 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Central 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Central Junior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Central Junior High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Central Junior High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
31%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Central Junior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Central Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
59%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Central Junior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
5%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Central Junior High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Central Junior High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Central Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.560.58
This chart display the diversity score of Central Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate<50%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Central Junior High School and public school graduation rate of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
26%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Central Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Central Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringdale School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Central 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

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about the pros and cons surrounding year-round schools through studies arguing that students perform better in school without a summer break.
Your child’s education is not just his teacher’s responsibility. As a parent, you have the ability to supplement your child’s education at home and to help him succeed in school. Read on to learn some tips to help your child make the most of his education in 2020.
Childhood experiences shape who we become as adults, for good and bad. The new Surgeon General of California is pushing for childhood trauma screening in students in the hopes of resolving some of the issues that might later lead to the development of physical and mental health problems.