320r Mena St
Mena, AR 71953
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Mena Middle School serves 400 students in grades 6-8.
Mena Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

Mena Middle School's student population of 400 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
400 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Mena Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Mena Middle School is 0.24, 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
#300 out of 998 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
13%
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Black
2%
20%
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White
87%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
4  
My kids feel very comfortable with their 8th and 4th grade teachers, very helpful with their first week taking the time to get to know them has relaxed and better prepared them for the upcoming year with the new approach to some experimental classrooms as well, my kid is very happy with this.Safety is and always has been a priority in our school district; which as a parent it makes me feel great that my kids are in good and trustworthy hands.
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2  
This school is the best! The children get a great education and they are beast at sports............ they are the best!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 400 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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