Pottsville Junior High School

250 Apache Dr
Pottsville, AR 72858
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pottsville Junior High School serves 402 students in grades 7-9.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Pottsville Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Pottsville Junior High School's student population of 402 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students402 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Pottsville Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#191 out of 1008 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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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
0.200.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePottsville School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pottsville Junior High School is Pottsville High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Russellville Middle School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pottsville Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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