North Heights Junior High School

  • North Heights Junior High School serves 560 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

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School Overview

  • North Heights Junior High School's student population of 560 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students560 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Heights Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Heights Junior High School is 0.56, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#728 out of 999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Heights Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Heights Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in North Heights Junior High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in North Heights Junior High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in North Heights Junior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
56%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in North Heights Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
36%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in North Heights Junior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Heights Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.560.58
This chart display the diversity score of North Heights Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
26%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Heights Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Heights Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTexarkana School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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this is my first year ,but I've heard many good things about north heights , I know alot of people at north heights,so i'm not scared at all,i'm just so ready to see what its like ,so ,i'm ready to start.
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