North Heights Junior High School (Closed 2021)

2118 E 35th St
Texarkana, AR 71854
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 668 students in grades 7-8, North Heights Junior High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 27% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 30% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 67% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

School Overview

School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
668 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (AR)
(20-21)
27%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
30%
37%
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 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
29%
34%
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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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
6%
14%
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Black
56%
20%
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White
33%
59%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
0.58
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 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
8%
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 2019-20 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend North Heights Junior High School?
668 students attend North Heights Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of North Heights Junior High School students are Black, 33% of students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of North Heights Junior High School?
North Heights Junior High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does North Heights Junior High School offer ?
North Heights Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is North Heights Junior High School part of?
North Heights Junior High School is part of Texarkana School District.

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