Dequeen Middle School

1803 W Coulter Dr
De Queen, AR 71832
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Dequeen Middle School serves 366 students in grades 6-7.
Dequeen 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 39% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-7
  • Enrollment: 366 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Dequeen Middle School's student population of 366 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-7
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
366 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Dequeen Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Dequeen Middle School is 0.54, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#335 out of 993 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
37%
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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
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
61%
14%
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Black
1%
20%
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White
31%
59%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
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 Middle School's ranking?
Dequeen Middle School is ranked #335 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% 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 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Dequeen Middle School?
366 students attend Dequeen Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Dequeen Middle School students are Hispanic, 31% of students are White, 3% of students are Hawaiian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dequeen Middle School?
Dequeen Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Dequeen Middle School offer ?
Dequeen Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-7 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dequeen Middle School part of?
Dequeen Middle School is part of Dequeen School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-7
  • Enrollment: 366 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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