Dequeen Junior High School
Dequeen Junior High School serves 365 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 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Dequeen Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Dequeen Junior High School's student population of 365 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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 0.49, 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 Data
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#259 out of 998 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education
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