Palestine-wheatley Middle School (Closed 2015)

212 8th St
Wheatley, AR
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Palestine-wheatley Middle School served 157 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 65-69% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 73%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 65-69% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 77%) for the 2013-14 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 20% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students157 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
65-69%
73%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
65-69%
77%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
13%
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Black
18%
20%
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White
80%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Palestine-wheatley Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score
0.330.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (09-10)
13%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalestine-Wheatley Sch. School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Palestine-wheatley Middle School is Brinkley High School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is C.b. Partee Elementary School (5.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brinkley Brinkley High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 202 students
    5.7 miles
    100 Tiger Dr
    Brinkley, AR 72021
    (870) 734-5005
    5.7 7-12 202
  • Brinkley C.b. Partee Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 344 students
    5.8 miles
    400 W Lynn St
    Brinkley, AR 72021
    (870) 734-5010
    5.8 PK-6 344
  • Palestine Palestine-wheatley Senior High School Math: 27% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 385 students
    11.5 miles
    7900 Hwy 70 W
    Palestine, AR 72372
    (870) 581-2425
    11.5 7-12 385
  • Palestine Palestine-wheatley Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 463 students
    12.3 miles
    105 Westwood St
    Palestine, AR 72372
    (870) 581-2246
    12.3 PK-6 463
  • Colt Colt Jtc School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-10 | 15 students
    15.0 miles
    1388 Sfc 118
    Colt, AR 72326
    (870) 633-6467
    15 7-10 15
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