520 N Elm Rd
Junction City, AR 71749
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Junction City High School serves 310 students in grades 7-12.
Junction City 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 310 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Junction City High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Junction City High School's student population of 310 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 41% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
310 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Junction City High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Junction City High School is 0.50, 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
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#799 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
14%
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Black
38%
20%
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White
60%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Junction City High School's ranking?

Junction City High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 10%).

What schools are Junction City High School often compared to?

Junction City High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Parkers Chapel High School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

What is the graduation rate of Junction City High School?

The graduation rate of Junction City High School is 90%, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 88%.

How many students attend Junction City High School?

310 students attend Junction City High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

60% of Junction City High School students are White, 38% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Junction City High School?

Junction City High School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Junction City High School offer ?

Junction City High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Junction City High School part of?

Junction City High School is part of Junction City School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 310 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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