762 Martin St Bldg 5
Prescott, AR 71857
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Prescott Junior High School serves 294 students in grades 5-8.
Prescott 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Prescott Junior High School's student population of 294 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
294 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Prescott Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Prescott Junior High School is 0.59, which is equal to 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
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#765 out of 998 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
47%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
14%
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Black
39%
20%
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White
51%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education
Profile last updated: 02/24/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 33% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

How many students attend Prescott Junior High School?

294 students attend Prescott Junior High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

51% of Prescott Junior High School students are White, 39% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

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

Prescott Junior High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Prescott Junior High School offer ?

Prescott Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 5-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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