Gary E. Cobb Middle School
Gary E. Cobb Middle School serves 393 students in grades 5-8.
Gary E. Cobb Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (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 60% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).
- Grades: 5-8
- Enrollment: 393 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 4%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in AR
- Math Proficiency: 66% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 60% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Gary E. Cobb Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Gary E. Cobb Middle School's student population of 393 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Gary E. Cobb Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Gary E. Cobb Middle School is 0.08, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#114 out of 998 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
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