Dequeen Junior High School

1803 W Colter Dr
De Queen, AR 71832
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%
Serving 403 students in grades 8-9, Dequeen Junior High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to 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 41% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-9
  • Enrollment: 403 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : <50%
  • : Top 30% in AR
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Dequeen Junior High School's student population of 403 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-9
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
403 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Dequeen Junior High School ranks within the top 30% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dequeen Junior High School is 0.53, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
#210 out of 993 schools
(Top 30%)
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43%
36%
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48%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
62%
14%
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Black
3%
20%
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White
29%
59%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.53
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(17-18)
<50%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dequeen Junior High School's ranking?
Dequeen Junior High School is ranked #210 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% 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?
403 students attend Dequeen Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Dequeen Junior High School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 3% of students are Black, 3% of students are Hawaiian, 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 13:1, which is equal to 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).
What school district is Dequeen Junior High School part of?
Dequeen Junior High School is part of Dequeen School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-9
  • Enrollment: 403 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : <50%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 48% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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