Paragould Junior High School

  • Paragould Junior High School serves 469 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Paragould Junior High School operates within the Paragould School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 469 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 469 students
Paragould Junior High School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender % Paragould Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Paragould Junior High School Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by Grade Paragould Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Paragould Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2015)
Hispanic
6%
12%
Paragould Junior High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
5%
21%
Paragould Junior High School Black Students (2004-2015)
White
88%
61%
Paragould Junior High School White Students (1999-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Paragould Junior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Paragould Junior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Paragould Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.22 0.32
Paragould Junior High School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
49%
53%
Paragould Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
9%
Paragould Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Paragould School District's student population of 3,188 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,392 in this district is less than the state average of $10,835. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,265 is higher than the state average of $10,302. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Paragould School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,188 913
Paragould School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $10 MM
Paragould School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $35 MM $9 MM
Paragould School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,392 $10,835
Paragould School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,265 $10,302
Paragould School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ParagouldParagould High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 825 students
    0 miles
    1701 W Court St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-7744
    09-12825
  • ParagouldWoodrow Wilson Elementary School
    Grades: 2-4 | 235 students
    0.5 miles
    900 W Emerson St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-6177
    0.52-4235
  • ParagouldBaldwin Elementary School
    Grades: 2-4 | 252 students
    1 miles
    612 W Mueller St
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-6369
    12-4252
  • ParagouldParagould Primary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 674 students
    1 miles
    1510 Country Club Rd
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)236-5811
    1PK-1674
  • ParagouldGreene Co. Technical Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 799 students
    2.4 miles
    1300 S Rockingchair
    ParagouldAR 72450
    (870)215-4420
    2.4PK-2799

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
July 12, 2017
Learn whether a year round attendance schedule or traditional schedule may be more appropriate for your child.
July 12, 2017
It is helpful to know the issues involved when considering public versus private schools. More about these considerations here.
July 02, 2017
Should sixth graders be placed in elementary or middle school? We explore the pros and cons of the issue.