Henderson Middle School
Henderson Middle School serves 521 students in grades 6-8.
Henderson Middle 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 11% (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 12% (which is lower 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 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 521 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 95%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AR
- Math Proficiency: 11% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 12% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Henderson Middle School's student population of 521 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Henderson Middle 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 Henderson Middle School is 0.37, 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
#980 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 (19-20)
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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