Pottsville Junior High School

250 Apache Dr
Pottsville, AR 72858
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 433 students in grades 7-9, Pottsville Junior High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 433 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Top 20% in AR
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 53% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Pottsville Junior High School's student population of 433 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-9
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
433 students
This chart display total students of Pottsville Junior High School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Pottsville Junior High School
Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Pottsville Junior High School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Pottsville Junior High School by grade.

School Rankings

Pottsville Junior High School ranks within the top 20% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pottsville Junior High School is 0.25, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
#165 out of 993 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Pottsville Junior High School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
44%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pottsville Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
53%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pottsville Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Pottsville Junior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Pottsville Junior High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Pottsville Junior High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pottsville Junior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pottsville Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
86%
59%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pottsville Junior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pottsville Junior High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
0.25
This chart display the diversity score of Pottsville Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pottsville Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pottsville Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pottsville Junior High School's ranking?
Pottsville Junior High School is ranked #165 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Pottsville Junior High School often compared to?
Pottsville Junior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Atkins High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Pottsville Junior High School?
433 students attend Pottsville Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Pottsville Junior High School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pottsville Junior High School?
Pottsville Junior High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Pottsville Junior High School offer ?
Pottsville Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-9 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Pottsville Junior High School part of?
Pottsville Junior High School is part of Pottsville School District.

School Reviews

Review Pottsville Junior High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

How “Collaborative Reasoning” Could Be the Next Public School Trend
How “Collaborative Reasoning” Could Be the Next Public School Trend
Collaborative reasoning, which encourages independent critical thinking, is growing in popularity amongst public schools. Learn about collaborative reasoning and how it benefits public school classrooms.
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
This comprehensive article explores the complex nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, providing insights into its symptoms, diagnosis process, and effective support strategies. From recognizing early signs to navigating the diagnostic journey, parents will gain valuable knowledge to help their child thrive. Expert insights, real-life examples, and practical tips empower readers to create a supportive environment that meets the unique needs of children with ADHD.
Teaching in Contemporary Times
March 04, 2024
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 433 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 53% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Related School Videos

Quick Links