Lake Hamilton Jr. High School

281 Wolf St
Pearcy, AR 71964
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Lake Hamilton Jr. High School serves 678 students in grades 8-9.
Lake Hamilton Jr. High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 50% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-9
  • Enrollment: 678 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lake Hamilton Jr. High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Lake Hamilton Jr. High School's student population of 678 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-9
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
678 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

Lake Hamilton Jr. High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Lake Hamilton Jr. High School is 0.43, 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
#202 out of 993 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
14%
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Black
4%
20%
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White
74%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Graduation Rate
(18-19)
<50%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Lake Hamilton Jr. High School and public school graduation rate of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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 Lake Hamilton Jr. High School's ranking?
Lake Hamilton Jr. High School is ranked #202 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Lake Hamilton Jr. High School often compared to?
Lake Hamilton Jr. High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lakeside High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lake Hamilton Jr. High School?
The graduation rate of Lake Hamilton Jr. High School is 50%, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 86%.
How many students attend Lake Hamilton Jr. High School?
678 students attend Lake Hamilton Jr. High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Lake Hamilton Jr. High School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lake Hamilton Jr. High School?
Lake Hamilton Jr. High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Lake Hamilton Jr. High School offer ?
Lake Hamilton Jr. High School offers enrollment in grades 8-9 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Lake Hamilton Jr. High School part of?
Lake Hamilton Jr. High School is part of Lake Hamilton School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-9
  • Enrollment: 678 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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