2811 W Huntsville
Springdale, AR 72762
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Central Junior High School serves 894 students in grades 8-9.
Central Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 8-9
  • Enrollment: 894 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Central Junior High School's student population of 894 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-9
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
894 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Central Junior High School is 0.62, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#159 out of 993 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
35%
14%
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Black
3%
20%
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White
51%
60%
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Hawaiian
7%
1%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Graduation Rate
(13-14)
<50%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 is Central Junior High School's ranking?

Central Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%) and Most diverse schools (Top 20%).

What schools are Central Junior High School often compared to?

Central Junior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like George Junior High School by visitors of our site.

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

44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

What is the graduation rate of Central Junior High School?

The graduation rate of Central Junior High School is 50%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 86%.

How many students attend Central Junior High School?

894 students attend Central Junior High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

51% of Central Junior High School students are White, 35% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Hawaiian, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

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

Central Junior High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Central Junior High School offer ?

Central Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 8-9 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Central Junior High School part of?

Central Junior High School is part of Springdale School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 8-9
  • Enrollment: 894 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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