Dora Kimmons Junior High School
Dora Kimmons Junior High School serves 792 students in grades 7-9.
Dora Kimmons Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Dora Kimmons Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Dora Kimmons Junior High School's student population of 792 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Dora Kimmons Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Dora Kimmons Junior High School is 0.63, which is more 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
#719 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
If you want your child to succeed, don't send them here. There are a lot of minority children that attend this school, and from my experience, there set up to fail. No help. No concern. The teachers could care less whether the child passes or not. Voicing your concern doesn't do much, it's basically brushed under the rug. I give this school 2 stars, and that's me being nice.
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