2032 Hwy 7 S
Dardanelle, AR 72834
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Dardanelle Middle School serves 557 students in grades 6-8.
Dardanelle Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 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 43% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 557 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Dardanelle Middle School's student population of 557 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
557 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Dardanelle Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Dardanelle Middle School is 0.52, 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
#421 out of 998 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
44%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
43%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
34%
14%
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Black
2%
20%
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White
61%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
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 36% AR state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

How many students attend Dardanelle Middle School?

557 students attend Dardanelle Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

61% of Dardanelle Middle School students are White, 34% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Dardanelle Middle School?

Dardanelle Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Dardanelle Middle School offer ?

Dardanelle Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Dardanelle Middle School part of?

Dardanelle Middle School is part of Dardanelle School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 557 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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