Hot Springs Junior Academy

  • Hot Springs Junior Academy serves 501 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hot Springs Junior Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Hot Springs Junior Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • Hot Springs Junior Academy's student population of 501 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students501 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hot Springs Junior Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hot Springs Junior Academy is 0.68, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#784 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
18%
13%
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Black
36%
20%
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White
40%
60%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.680.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHot Springs School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hot Springs National Park Hot Springs Intermediate School Magnet School
    Grades: 5-6 | 490 students
    0.2 miles
    617 Main St
    Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913
    (870)886-2401
    0.2 5-6 490
  • Hot Springs National Park Park Magnet School Magnet School
    Grades: K-4 | 269 students
    0.2 miles
    617 Main St
    Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901
    (501)623-5661
    0.2 K-4 269
  • Hot Springs National Park Oaklawn Magnet School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-4 | 635 students
    0.6 miles
    301 Oaklawn Blvd
    Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913
    (501)623-2661
    0.6 PK-4 635
  • Hot Springs National Park Hot Springs World Class High School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 930 students
    0.7 miles
    701 Emory St
    Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913
    (501)624-5286
    0.7 9-12 930
  • Hot Springs National Park Gardner Magnet School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-4 | 447 students
    1.0 miles
    525 Hammond Dr
    Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913
    (501)620-7822
    1.0 PK-4 447

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