Newport Junior High School (Closed 2018)

  • Newport Junior High School served 193 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 75% (which was higher than the Arkansas state average of 73%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 75-79% (which was approximately equal to the Arkansas state average of 77%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Newport Junior High 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 50%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 was lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 48% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students193 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank (13-14)#506 out of 1020 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
73%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
77%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
13%
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Black
41%
20%
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White
52%
60%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Newport Junior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.560.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewport School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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