Pocahontas Junior High School

  • Pocahontas Junior High School serves 481 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pocahontas Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Pocahontas Junior High School's student population of 481 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pocahontas Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Pocahontas Junior High School is 0.24, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank#542 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pocahontas Junior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pocahontas Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
87%
61%
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Hawaiian
5%
1%
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pocahontas Junior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.240.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePocahontas School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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