13420 David O Dodd Rd
Little Rock, AR 72210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
J.a. Fair High School serves 846 students in grades 9-12.
J.a. Fair 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 4% (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 8% (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 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

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School Overview

J.a. Fair High School's student population of 846 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
846 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
79 teachers
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School Rankings

J.a. Fair 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 J.a. Fair High School is 0.25, which is less 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 Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#998 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
9%
13%
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Black
86%
20%
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White
4%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.25
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Graduation Rate
71%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
When my baby girl got stabbed with a Popsicle stick in some non since gang activities the loving and caring principle pulled the evil child off my baby girl. I was called immediately and the school handled it very professionally by giving the other girl a WHOLE week on detention hall (Which has a very deserving punishment). Then after all that i sought after the opportunity to follow that devil child to her mama's car and me and my gurl Quonda beat the devil out of that devil child. ON MY HOOD, that school knows how to alert the parent of the students so they can handle the problem themselves, the way it should be.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 846 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 71% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 4% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.25 (Btm 50%)

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