3201 Jenny Lind Rd
Fort Smith, AR 72901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Ramsey Junior High School serves 924 students in grades 7-9.
Ramsey Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 55% (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 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 924 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Ramsey Junior High School's student population of 924 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-9
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
924 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
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School Rankings

Ramsey Junior High School is ranked within the top 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 Ramsey Junior High School is 0.64, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#309 out of 998 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
18%
14%
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Black
11%
20%
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White
56%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
10%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
(13-14)
<50%
86%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Thanksgiving Break
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-9
  • Enrollment: 924 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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