Prescott Junior High School

762 Martin St Bldg 5
Prescott, AR 71857
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 274 students in grades 5-8, Prescott Junior High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower 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 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • : Bottom 50% in AR
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Prescott Junior High School's student population of 274 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Prescott Junior High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Prescott Junior High School is 0.58, 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)
#889 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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13%
36%
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18%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
14%
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Black
40%
20%
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White
51%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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0.58
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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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Prescott Junior High School's ranking?
Prescott Junior High School is ranked #889 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 18% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Prescott Junior High School?
274 students attend Prescott Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Prescott Junior High School students are White, 40% of students are Black, 7% 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 12:1, 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
What school district is Prescott Junior High School part of?
Prescott Junior High School is part of Prescott School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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