Dewitt Middle School

1209 W 16th St
De Witt, AR 72042
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 265 students in grades 6-8, Dewitt Middle School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 265 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : Top 30% in AR
  • : 55% (Top 20%)
  • : 42% (Top 50%)
  • : 45% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Dewitt Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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School Overview

Dewitt Middle School's student population of 265 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
265 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Dewitt Middle School ranks within the top 30% of all 997 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Dewitt Middle School is 0.39, 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.
This School
State Level (AR)
#250 out of 997 schools
(Top 30%)
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55%
38%
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42%
40%
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45%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
6%
14%
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Black
11%
20%
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White
77%
59%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.39
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dewitt Middle School's ranking?
Dewitt Middle School is ranked #250 out of 997 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Dewitt Middle School often compared to?
Dewitt Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dewitt High School, Dewitt Elementary School, Stuttgart Junior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% AR state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AR state average).
How many students attend Dewitt Middle School?
265 students attend Dewitt Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Dewitt Middle School students are White, 11% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dewitt Middle School?
Dewitt Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Dewitt Middle School offer ?
Dewitt Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Dewitt Middle School part of?
Dewitt Middle School is part of DeWitt School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 265 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 55% (Top 20%)
  • : 42% (Top 50%)
  • : 45% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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