1209 W 16th St
De Witt, AR 72042
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Dewitt Middle School serves 277 students in grades 6-8.
Dewitt Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 47% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

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 277 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
277 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Dewitt Middle 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 Dewitt Middle School is 0.34, 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
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#296 out of 998 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
13%
20%
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White
80%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 277 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.34 (Btm 50%)

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