2118 E 35th St
Texarkana, AR 71854
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
North Heights Junior High School serves 549 students in grades 7-8.
North Heights Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

North Heights Junior High School's student population of 549 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
549 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

North Heights Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 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 North Heights Junior High School is 0.57, 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
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#791 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
45%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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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
4%
13%
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Black
56%
20%
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 2017-18 school year data.
White
34%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
2%
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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.
Diversity Score
0.57
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
27%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 549 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 30%)

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