Star City Middle School

206 Cleveland St
Star City, AR 71667
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Star City Middle School serves 354 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Star City Middle 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39% (majority Black).

School Overview

Star City Middle School's student population of 354 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students354 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Star City Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Star City Middle School is 0.48, 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
#753 out of 1008 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
8%
13%
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Black
21%
20%
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White
69%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.480.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStar City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Star City Middle School is Star City High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Woodlawn High School (11.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brown Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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