Morrilton Junior High School

1400 Poor Farm Rd
Morrilton, AR 72110
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Morrilton Junior High School serves 377 students in grades 7-8.
Morrilton Junior 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 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (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 42% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 377 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Morrilton Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Morrilton Junior High School's student population of 377 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
377 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Morrilton Junior 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 Morrilton Junior High School is 0.48, 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
#265 out of 993 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
9%
14%
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Black
19%
20%
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White
69%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
12%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Morrilton Junior High School's ranking?
Morrilton Junior High School is ranked #265 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Morrilton Junior High School?
377 students attend Morrilton Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Morrilton Junior High School students are White, 19% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Morrilton Junior High School?
Morrilton Junior High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Morrilton Junior High School offer ?
Morrilton Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Morrilton Junior High School part of?
Morrilton Junior High School is part of South Conway County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 377 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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