1615 Wilkins Ave
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Douglas Macarthur Junior High School serves 757 students in grades 7-9.
Douglas Macarthur 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 35% (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 33% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 757 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Douglas Macarthur Junior High School's student population of 757 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-9
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
757 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Douglas Macarthur 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 Douglas Macarthur Junior High School is 0.64, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#747 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
17%
14%
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Black
50%
20%
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White
29%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
(16-17)
<50%
87%
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
7%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

35% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 33% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

What is the graduation rate of Douglas Macarthur Junior High School?

The graduation rate of Douglas Macarthur Junior High School is 50%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 87%.

How many students attend Douglas Macarthur Junior High School?

757 students attend Douglas Macarthur Junior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

50% of Douglas Macarthur Junior High School students are Black, 29% of students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Douglas Macarthur Junior High School?

Douglas Macarthur Junior High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Douglas Macarthur Junior High School offer ?

Douglas Macarthur Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-9 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 757 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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