Oak Grove Middle School

5097 Hwy 135 N
Paragould, AR 72450
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Oak Grove Middle School serves 457 students in grades 5-6.
Oak Grove Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 457 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Oak Grove Middle School's student population of 457 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Oak Grove Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Oak Grove Middle School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#490 out of 993 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
14%
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Black
10%
20%
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White
72%
59%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
13%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Oak Grove Middle School's ranking?
Oak Grove Middle School is ranked #490 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
37% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Oak Grove Middle School?
457 students attend Oak Grove Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Oak Grove Middle School students are White, 10% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Oak Grove Middle School?
Oak Grove Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Oak Grove Middle School offer ?
Oak Grove Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Oak Grove Middle School part of?
Oak Grove Middle School is part of Paragould School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 457 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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