2405 N Park
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Pocahontas Junior High School serves 441 students in grades 7-9.
Pocahontas Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 441 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Pocahontas Junior High School's student population of 441 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-9
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
441 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Pocahontas Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Pocahontas Junior High School is 0.33, 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
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#654 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
14%
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Black
1%
20%
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White
81%
60%
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Hawaiian
10%
1%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
7%
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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?

27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

How many students attend Pocahontas Junior High School?

441 students attend Pocahontas Junior High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

81% of Pocahontas Junior High School students are White, 10% of students are Hawaiian, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Pocahontas Junior High School?

Pocahontas Junior High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Pocahontas Junior High School offer ?

Pocahontas Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-9 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Pocahontas Junior High School part of?

Pocahontas Junior High School is part of Pocahontas School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 441 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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