Dequeen Junior High School

  • Dequeen Junior High School serves 365 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 48% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dequeen Junior High 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Dequeen Junior High School's student population of 365 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-9
Total Students365 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dequeen Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dequeen Junior High School is 0.49, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#328 out of 1008 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
67%
13%
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Black
2%
20%
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White
25%
60%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.490.58
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Graduation Rate<50%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDequeen School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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