1803 W Colter Dr
De Queen, AR 71832
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Dequeen Junior High School serves 338 students in grades 8-9.
Dequeen 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 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 8-9
  • Enrollment: 338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Dequeen Junior High School's student population of 338 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-9
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Dequeen Junior High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Dequeen Junior High 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
#259 out of 998 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
63%
14%
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Black
2%
20%
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White
29%
60%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
<50%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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?

56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

What is the graduation rate of Dequeen Junior High School?

The graduation rate of Dequeen Junior High School is 50%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 88%.

How many students attend Dequeen Junior High School?

338 students attend Dequeen Junior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

63% of Dequeen Junior High School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 3% of students are Hawaiian, 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 Dequeen Junior High School?

Dequeen Junior High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Dequeen Junior High School offer ?

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

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 8-9
  • Enrollment: 338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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