250 Apache Dr
Pottsville, AR 72858
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Pottsville Junior High School serves 402 students in grades 7-9.
Pottsville Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Pottsville Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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School Overview

Pottsville Junior High School's student population of 402 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-9
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
402 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Pottsville Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pottsville Junior High School is 0.20, 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 Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#169 out of 998 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
13%
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Black
2%
20%
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White
89%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.20
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Students: 402 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20 (Btm 50%)

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