Poplar Street Middle School (Closed 2013)

  • Poplar Street Middle School served 613 students in grades 6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 60% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 78%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 59% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 80%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Poplar Street Middle 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 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 73% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Poplar Street Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students613 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank (11-12)#939 out of 1025 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
9%
13%
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Black
64%
20%
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White
27%
60%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Poplar Street Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.510.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameN. Little Rock School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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