Central Junior High School

Central Junior High School serves 924 students in grades 8-9.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Central Junior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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 924 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-9
Total Students924 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

Central Junior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Central Junior High School is 0.58, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#260 out of 1008 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
33%
13%
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Black
3%
20%
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White
56%
61%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.580.58
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Graduation Rate
(13-14)
<50%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringdale School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Central Junior High School is Springdale High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southwest Junior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elmdale Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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