120 Northridge Dr
Van Buren, AR 72956
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Northridge Middle School serves 616 students in grades 6-8.
Northridge Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Northridge Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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School Overview

Northridge Middle School's student population of 616 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
616 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Northridge Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Northridge Middle School is 0.45, 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
#193 out of 998 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
13%
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Black
3%
20%
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White
73%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 616 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45 (Top 50%)

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