5097 Hwy 135 N
Paragould, AR 72450
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Oak Grove Middle School serves 483 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 48% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 483 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Oak Grove Middle School's student population of 483 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Oak Grove Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Oak Grove Middle School is 0.42, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#368 out of 998 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
14%
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Black
11%
20%
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White
75%
60%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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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: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) 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?

52% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

How many students attend Oak Grove Middle School?

483 students attend Oak Grove Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

75% of Oak Grove Middle School students are White, 11% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% 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 17:1, 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).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 483 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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