Gary E. Cobb Middle School

11986 Hwy 196
Texarkana, AR 71854
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Gary E. Cobb Middle School serves 362 students in grades 5-8.
Gary E. Cobb Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gary E. Cobb Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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School Overview

Gary E. Cobb Middle School's student population of 362 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
362 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Gary E. Cobb Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Gary E. Cobb Middle School is 0.10, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#41 out of 993 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
14%
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Black
n/a
20%
White
95%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gary E. Cobb Middle School's ranking?
Gary E. Cobb Middle School is ranked #41 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Gary E. Cobb Middle School?
362 students attend Gary E. Cobb Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Gary E. Cobb Middle School students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gary E. Cobb Middle School?
Gary E. Cobb Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Gary E. Cobb Middle School offer ?
Gary E. Cobb Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Gary E. Cobb Middle School part of?
Gary E. Cobb Middle School is part of Genoa Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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